Over the Deadline

O sinner, the Savior is calling for thee

Author: Virginia W. Moyer
Tune: [O sinner, the Savior is calling for thee]
Published in 11 hymnals

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1 O sinner, the Saviour is calling for thee,
Long, long has he called thee in vain;
He called thee when joy lent its crown to thy days,
He called thee in sorrow and pain.

Chorus:
O turn, while the Saviour in mercy is waiting,
And steer for the harbor light;
For how do you know but your soul may be drifting
Over the dead-line tonight?

2 O sinner, thine ears have been deaf to his voice,
Thine eyes to his glory been dim;
The calls of thy Saviour have so wearied thee,
Oh, what if they should weary him? [Chorus]

3 O sinner, the Spirit is striving with thee;
What if he should strive never more,
But leave thee alone, in thy darkness to dwell,
In sight of the heavenly shore? [Chorus]

4 O sinner, God's patience may weary some day,
And leave thy sad soul in the blast;
By willful resistance you've drifted away,
Over the dead-line at last. [Chorus]

Source: Songs of Love and Praise No. 2 for use in meetings for christian worship or work #122

Author: Virginia W. Moyer

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First Line: O sinner, the Savior is calling for thee
Title: Over the Deadline
Author: Virginia W. Moyer
Refrain First Line: O turn while the Savior in mercy is waiting

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