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What is Your Record

O what is your record, my brother

Author: I. N. McHose
Tune: [O what is your record, my brother]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, what is your record, my brother,
Oh, what is your record I pray?
Will it do to be read by another,
Will it pass in the great judgment day?

Are you ready with your record?
For the coming judgment day?
Are you ready? Oh, my brother,
The summons soon you must obey.

2 A record you know you are making,
A record that with you will stay;
You can never get from it my brother,
Will it pass in the great judgment day? [Refrain]

3 A record that’s dark and condemning,
Will cause you both shame and dismay;
When the world shall be called to assemble,
At the bar of the great judgment day. [Refrain]

4 Your last act will soon be recorded,
The summons then you must obey;
You must meet ev’ry page of your hist’ry,
At the bar of the great judgment day. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #108

Author: I. N. McHose

McHose, Isaac N. Born 1831/1832, Hellerstown, Pennsylvania. Some speculation on his identity. Co-editor with Kurzenknabe and Bentley on Gospel Trio of Sacred Song (1891). --Letters, family trees in DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O what is your record, my brother
Title: What is Your Record
Author: I. N. McHose
Refrain First Line: Are you ready with your record


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Gospel Herald in Song #108

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