Why Not Say Yes Tonight

O why not say yes to the Savior tonight

Author: Effie Wells Loucks
Tune: [O why not say Yes to the Savior tonight] (Eichhorn)
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1. O why not say Yes to the Savior tonight?
He’s tenderly pleading with thee
To come to Him now with thy sin burdened heart
For pardon so full and so free.

Why not say Yes tonight?
Why not? Why not?
While He so gently, so tenderly pleads,
O accept Him tonight!

2. For with you the Spirit will not always plead—
O do not reject Him tonight!
Tomorrow may bring you the darkness of death,
Unbroken by heavenly light. [Refrain]

3. Take Christ as your Savior, then all shall be well,
The morrow let bring what it may;
His love shall protect you, His Spirit shall guide,
And safely keep you in His way. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7459

Author: Effie Wells Loucks

Born: July 10, 1857, Mayville, New York. Died: March 4, 1930, San Diego, California. Buried: Okoboji Cemetery, Arnolds Park, Iowa. Effie married James Loucks in Sandwich, Illinois, in 1881, later moving to Pipestone, Minnesota, where they lived for several years. Lyrics: Why Not Say Yes Tonight? http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/l/o/u/loucks_ew.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O why not say yes to the Savior tonight
Title: Why Not Say Yes Tonight
Author: Effie Wells Loucks
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Why not say yes tonight
Publication Date: 1901
Copyright: Public Domain



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