Don't Wait Too Long

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1 O soul, why stay away from Jesus,
Don't wait too long;
Decide today and come repenting,
O soul don't wait too long!

Don't wait too long!
Don't wait too long!
Decide today and come to Jesus,
O soul don't wait too long!

2 Today may be the last one given,
Don't wait too long;
Decide today for home and heaven,
O soul don't wait too long! [Refrain]

3 While we in love for you are praying,
Don't wait too long;
Accept His Word and come obeying,
O soul don't wait too long! [Refrain]

Source: Church Hymnal #117

Author: Tillit S. Teddlie

Tillit Sidney Teddlie was born on June 3, 1885 at Swan, Texas. He was a leader in the Churches of Christ denomination in the 20th Century. In addition to singing schools which he taught for 61 years, he also preached and taught across Texas and the southwest. For one period of time (two years) he sang only with Foy E. Wallace, Jr., (a well-known, conservative Churches of Christ preacher around World War II) while they conducted meetings across the country. Teddlie was honored by many people in many places. On June 2, 1985, 630 churches across the land proclaimed Sunday “Tillit S. Teddlie Day” and sang his songs. Teddlie had composed 130 songs and published 14 song books. One of his song books, "Golden Harvest Hymns" included 100 of… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O soul, why stay away from Jesus
Title: Don't Wait Too Long
Author: Tillit S. Teddlie
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Don't wait too long!
Publication Date: 1918
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



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