Don't Wait for Tomorrow

O, come to the Savior today, 'Tis folly to wait till tomorrow

Author: I. Baltzell
Tune: [O come to the Savior today] (Baltzell)
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Oh, come to the Saviour to-day,
'Tis folly to wait for to-morrow;
Then why will you longer delay?
To-morrow may fill you with sorrow.

The Saviour is calling to-day,
Oh, bring him your trouble and sorrow;
Come, bow at his footstool and pray,
It may be too late on to-morrow.

2 Oh, look at the cross where he died,
And think of his anguish and sorrow?
Then give up your folly and pride,
It may be too late on to-morrow.

3 How many have gone to the grave,
Whose end was destruction and sorrow;
Oh, would you have Jesus to save:
Then wait not to seek him to-morrow.

4 Then fly to the Saviour to-day,
And walk in the way that is narrow,
'Twill lead you from folly away,
And give you a joyous to-morrow.

Source: The Welcome Voice: a collection of gospel hymns and songs #80

Author: I. Baltzell

Baltzell, Isaiah. (near Frederick, Maryland, November 26, 1832--January 16, 1893, Frederick). He was educated in the common schools, and at New Windsor Academy, Carroll County, Maryland. In 1859 he married Cecilia Caroline James at Mountain Jackson, Virginia. Originally a Lutheran, he joined the United Brethren Church in 1847, was licensed to preach by the Virginia Conference in 1854, and ordained in 1856. In 1862 he joined the Pennsylvania Conference. He was presiding elder from 1875 to 1880, and from 1883 to 1889. He was a delegate to three General Conferences, and was a trustee of Otterbein University. In 1873 he was appointed by the General Conference a member of the committee to superintend the publication of Hymns for the Sanctuary. H… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O, come to the Savior today, 'Tis folly to wait till tomorrow
Title: Don't Wait for Tomorrow
Author: I. Baltzell
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The Savior is calling today
Copyright: Public Domain



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