Turn not away

O sinner, hear the Savior's voice

Author: Adam Geibel
Tune: [O sinner, hear the Saviour's voice]
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1 O sinner, hear the Saviour’s voice,
It bids thee come to Him today;
Make Him thy first and only choice,
And turn no more from Him away.

Sinner hear the Saviour calling,
Calling today, calling today;
List unto His earnest pleading,
Turn not away, turn not away.

2 The Saviour died on Calv’ry’s tree,
To ransom thee from death and sin;
O take salvation offered free,
Give Him thy heart and enter in. [Refrain]

3 Life’s silver cord one day will break,
And all earth’s trials will be o’er;
Then sinner, mayest thou awake,
Redeemed upon the other shore. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns of the Kingdom: for use in religious meetings #27

Author: Adam Geibel

Born: September 15, 1855, Neuenheim, Germany. Died: August 3, 1933, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Though blinded by an eye infection at age eight, Geibel was a successful composer, conductor, and organist. Emigrating from Germany probably around 1864, he studied at the Philadelphia Institute for the Blind, and wrote a number of Gospel songs, anthems, cantatas, etc. He founded the Adam Geibel Music Company, later evolved into the Hall-Mack Company, and later merged to become the Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company. He was well known for secular songs like "Kentucky Babe" and "Sleep, Sleep, Sleep." In 1885, Geibel organized the J. B. Stetson Mission. He conducted the Stetson Chorus of Philadelphia, and from 1884-1901, was a music instructor at the… Go to person page >

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First Line: O sinner, hear the Savior's voice
Title: Turn not away
Author: Adam Geibel
Refrain First Line: Sinner, hear the Savior calling


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Hymns of the Kingdom #27

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