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Only a step to Jesus (Seamans)

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1. Only a step to Jesus,
He is the children's Friend;
Come in life's early morning
Now to his call attend.

Chorus:
Only a step, Only a step,
Why not take it now?
Come while he lovingly calls thee,
Humbly before him bow.

2. Only a step to Jesus,
Why do you stay away?
List to his tender pleading,
Come and be saved today. [Chorus]

3. Only a step to Jesus,
Nearer is he today,
Than he will be tomorrow;
Come to him while you may. [Chorus]

4. Only a step to Jesus,
Danger and death pursue,
He is our Rock and Refuge,
Come, he is calling you. [Chorus]

Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #43

Author: Clarence M. Seamans

Seamans, Clarence Milton. (Johnston, Rhode Island, February 8, 1869--July 21, 1939, Whitman, Massachusetts). Direct descendant of Roger Williams, the founder of the Rhode Island Colony. Seamans married Annie May Bennett on October 8, 1890; they had four children. Ordained to the ministry of the Advent Christian Church, he served their churches in Pascoag and River Point, R.I.; Dover, New Hampshire; Chelsea, Springfield, and Boston, Mass.; and Rutland, Vermont. His last 19 years were spent as pastor in Whitman, Mass. For many years, he was secretary of the Massachusetts Advent Christian Conference and of the Marion (Mass.) Campmeeting Association. He was also active in the Alton Bay (N.H.) Campmeeting Association. He contributed many arti… Go to person page >

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First Line: Only a step to Jesus (Seamans)
Author: Clarence M. Seamans
Publication Date: 1906
Copyright: Public Domain

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