Haste away

O haste away, the moments fly

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [O haste away, the moments fly]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O haste away, the moments fly,
Our working days will soon pass by;
Go forth on hill and busy pain,
No toil for God is ever vain.
O haste away, and do your part
With willing hands and faithful heart,
The hardest task content to take,
With earnest zeal, for his dear sake.

Then haste away,
Do not delay,
Time flies so fast,
Life will not last.
Go prove his word,
You’ll find it true;
A great reward
He offers you.
Then haste away,
Do not delay,
Beyond the skies,
Awaits your prize;
Then haste away,
O haste away,
The King of kings is calling you.

2 O haste away, press up and on
The narrow path where Christ has gone;
Your very best with gladness bring,
In loyal homage to the King.
O haste away, nor stay content
Until love’s treasures all are spent;
Each lowly act of charity
By him will well remembered by. [Refrain]

3 O haste away, the guiding light
Fills darkest paths with glory bright;
Let living hope each heart inspire;
To grow like him be your desire.
O haste away the works to share,
You’ll surely find the Master there;
The deepest joy your heart can know
Will be his fellowship below. [Refrain]

Source: Sunday School Voices: a collection of sacred songs #102

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O haste away, the moments fly
Title: Haste away
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Copyright: Public Domain



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Sunday School Voices, No.2 #124

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Sunday School Voices #102

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