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O come, come away, for time's career is closing

O come, come away, for time's career is closing

Tune: O COME, COME AWAY
Published in 20 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 O, come, come away! for time’s career is closing,
Let worldly care henceforth forbear,
O, come, come away!
Come, come our holy joys renew,
Where love and heav’nly friendship grew,
The Spirit welcomes you!
O, come, come away!

2 Awake ye, awake! not time now for responding,
“The Lord is near!” breaks on the ear,
O, come, come away!
Come, come where Jesus’ love will be,
Who says, “I’ll meet with two or three,”
Sweet promise made to thee,
O, come, come away!

3 Night soon will be o’er, and endless day appearing,
Away from home no more we’ll roam,
O, come, come away!
And when the trump of God shall sound
The saints no more by Death are bound:
He owns our Jesus crown’d;
O, come, come away!

4 O, come, come away! my Saviour in thy glory,
“Thy kingdom come, thy will be done;”
O, come, come away!
O, come, my Lord, thy right maintain,
And take thy throne and on it reign;
Then earth shall bloom again!
O, come, come away!

Source: Showers of Blessing #214

Text Information

First Line: O come, come away, for time's career is closing

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 20 of 20)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Heavenly Recruit Praise Hymns #d63
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d752
Hymns of the Advent #194Page Scan
Hymns of the Morning: Designed for the use of God's People #194Page Scan
Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #505Page Scan
Second Advent Hymn Book #d42
Second Advent Hymn Book #d65
Showers of Blessing #214TextAudioPage Scan
Songs of Perfect Love #169Page Scan
Spiritual Songs and Hymns for Pilgrims. New Church ed. #d130
The Advent Harp; designed for believers in the speedy coming of Christ #374Page Scan
The Christian Lyre #d276
The Christians' Songster #d78
The Harp #1015Page Scan
The Jubilee Harp: a choice selection of psalmody, ancient and modern, designed for use in public and social worship #603Page Scan
The Millennial Harp #d280
The New Jubilee Harp, or Christian hymns and songs. a new collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship. #170 S
The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #505Page Scan
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1166Page Scan
The Union Harp #126Page Scan
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