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Don't you want to be ready

O there is a time when the message will come

Author: Franklin L. Eiland
Tune: [O there is a time when the message will come]
Published in 33 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh! there is a time when the message will come,
Don’t you want to be ready to go?
Oh! sinner the Saviour invites you today,
Will you and make ready to go?

Ready to go,
Ready to go,
Don’t you want to be ready to go?
Ready to go,
Ready to go,
Don’t you want to be ready to go?

2 Today is the day of salvation for all,
Can you say you are ready to go?
A home and a crown is awaiting for thee,
Will you come and be ready to go? [Refrain]

3 Oh! yes there’s a time when the message will come,
Are you willing and ready to go?
This moment the Saviour is pleading for thee,
Sinner, say, are you ready to go? [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 2 #149

Author: Franklin L. Eiland

Franklin L. Eiland was born in Noxubee county, Miss., March 25, 1860. He was reared on the farm and attended the old field school. The school house on the hill and the old Oaken Bucket, etc., etc., were objects of interest in his curriculum. He had traveled some before finally leaving home including a trip to Tx, but in 1882 he came to Tx to remain. November 13, 1884 he married Miss Mary E. Nisbett of Robertson county. She lived nine years. In 1894 he married Miss Ella May Kennedy of Van Zandt county. She lived only 10 days. October 21, 1896 he married Miss Minnie Jarushia Valentine of McLennan county. She still survives. They have one sweet little daughter, Mary Ella Oree. She is quite bright and is already starting music at the age of th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O there is a time when the message will come
Title: Don't you want to be ready
Author: Franklin L. Eiland
Refrain First Line: Ready to go, ready to go



Instances (1 - 33 of 33)

Beautiful Light #d83

Bethel Tidings #d94

Celestial Songs for all Purposes #d88

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 4 #d135

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Crowning Day No. 2 #149

Evangel Light #d95

Favorite Radio Songs #d118

From the Cross to the Crown #d116

From the Cross to the Crown No. 2 #d121

Glad Hosannas #d103

Gospel Chimes #d71

Gospel Searchlight Songs #d131

Happy News No. 1 #d18

Living Songs of Faith and Hope #d129

New Onward and Upward #d118

Onward and Upward #d67

Our Redeemer, Our 1953 Book for Church, Singing Schools and Conventions #d79

Sacred Chimes, a Book of New and Old Hymns and Tunes #d144

Sacred Selections for the Church #609

Salvation Songs for all Religious Work and Worship #d64

Songs of Redemption for Revivals, Campmeetings, etc. #d54

Spiritual Evangel #d122

Sunday School and Revival Songs No.2 #d149

The Eureka Star #d54

The Gospel Garner #d95

The Gospel Gleaner #d117

The Gospel Messenger, a New Song Book #d108

The More Perfect Gospel Hymnal, a Revision of the Cross and Resurrection in Song #d177

The Shining Way #d71

The Signal Triumph #d73

Universal Songs and Hymns, a complete hymnal #d138

Vocal Gems #d83

Zion Songs, Spiritual Hymns #d112

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