Nästan en kristen

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1 "Nästan en kristen –
Än har jag tid,
Snart vill jag börja
Söka min frid."
Mången i blindhet sä
Säger till Anden: "Gå!
När det blir lägligt, då
Ger jag dig bud."

2 "Nästan en kristen" –
Tiden är kort!
"Nästan en kristen" –
Gå icke bort!
Jesus dig manar på,
Änglar i väntan stå,
Vänner i bön också.
Nu vänd dig om!

3 "Nästan en kristen: _
Stanna och lär!
"Nästan en kristen" –
Döden är när.
"Nastan" då ej förslår.
Trots hvarje tviflans tår
Ryslig din dom du får:
D¨rrren är stängd!

Source: Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S3

Author: P. P. Bliss

Philip P. Bliss (b. Clearfield County, PA, 1838; d. Ashtabula, OH, 1876) left home as a young boy to make a living by working on farms and in lumber camps, all while trying to continue his schooling. He was converted at a revival meeting at age twelve. Bliss became an itinerant music teacher, making house calls on horseback during the winter, and during the summer attending the Normal Academy of Music in Genesco, New York. His first song was published in 1864, and in 1868 Dwight L. Moody advised him to become a singing evangelist. For the last two years of his life Bliss traveled with Major D. W. Whittle and led the music at revival meetings in the Midwest and Southern United States. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey published a popular series of hym… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Nästan en kristen
English Title: Almost persuaded
Author: P. P. Bliss
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain

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