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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Why tarry longer

O why tarry longer my brother

Author: Robert H. Washburne
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 O why tarry longer, my brother?
The Master is calling today.
Long years he has patiently waited,
O come to him now while you may.

O why tarry longer?
The Master is calling you now.
Quickly believe and pardon receive,
Be saved while before him you bow.

2 Why longer refuse offer'd mercy?
You now may salvation receive.
God's Spirit it tenderly pleading,
Be saved as in him you believe. [Chorus]

3 O look unto Christ for salvation,
For you he was nailed to the tree.
His arms are outstretched to receive you,
Forgiveness is yours full and free. [Chorus]

4 The Saviour is waiting to bless you,
His favor so gracious to give.
O look unto man's only refuge,
O look unto Jesus and live. [Chorus]

Source: The Golden Sheaf: a collection of choice hymns and songs especially designed for Sunday schools, loyal worker's meetings, prayer and social services (Enl. ed.) #114

Author: Robert H. Washburne

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First Line: O why tarry longer my brother
Title: Why tarry longer
Author: Robert H. Washburne



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The Century Gospel Songs #122

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The Golden Sheaf #114

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