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To Be Lost in the Night

Oh, come to the Savior, thou poor, weary soul

Author: A. F. Ferris
Tune: SANTA CRUZ
Published in 11 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, come to the Savior, thou poor, weary soul,
’Tis Jesus invites thee to come;
By the pow’r of His blood would He now make thee whole,
And fit thee to dwell in His home.

Refrain:
To be lost in the night, in eternity’s night,
To sink in despair and in woe;
But such is thy doom, if thou turn from the light,
Refusing His mercy to know.

2 His great, loving heart beats in pity for thee,
He anxiously waits for thee now;
Oh, turn not away, but His bleeding hands see,
They’ll smooth the dark clouds from thy brow. [Refrain]

3 Your time now is passing, eternity’s near,
The sun now hangs low o’er thy way;
Oh, turn to Him now, the glad gospel word hear,
Oh, hasten while yet there is day. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: A. F. Ferris

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Text Information

First Line: Oh, come to the Savior, thou poor, weary soul
Title: To Be Lost in the Night
Author: A. F. Ferris
Meter: 11.8.11.8 with refrain
Language: English

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6843
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Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
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The Cyber Hymnal #6843

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Timeless Truths #575

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