Passing Onward

Passing onward, quickly passing

Author: Albert Midlane
Published in 7 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Passing onward, quickly passing;
But, I ask thee, whither bound?
Is it to the many mansions,
Where eternal rest is found?
Passing onward, Passing onward,
Tell me, sinner, whither bound?

2 Passing onward, quickly passing;
Nought the wheels of time can stay;
Sweet the thought that some are going
To the realms of perfect day;
Passing onward, Passing onward,
Christ their leader, Christ their Way.

3 Passing onward, quickly passing;
Many on the downward road;
Careless of their souls immortal,
Heeding not the call of God,
Passing onward, Passing onward,
Trampling on the Saviour's blood.

4 Passing onward, quickly passing;
Time its course will quickly run;
Still we hear the fond entreaty
Of the ever gracious One:
Come and welcome, Come and welcome,
'Tis by Me that life is won.

Source: Redemption Songs: a choice collection of 1000 hymns and choruses for evangelistic meetings, solo singers, choirs and the home #248a

Author: Albert Midlane

Midlane, Albert, was born at Newport, Isle of Wight, Jan. 23, 1825, and was engaged in business in that town for many years. To his Sunday school teacher he ascribes the honour of prompting him to poetic efforts: and the same teacher did much to shape his early life. His first printed hymn, "Hark! in the presence of our God," was written in September, 1842, at Carisbrooke Castle, and printed in the Youth’s Magazine in November of the same year. Since then he has written over 300, and of these a large proportion are in common use. They appeared in magazines and small mission hymn-books, including:— (1) The Youth's Magazine; (2) The British Messenger; (3) The London Messenger; (4) Trotter's Evangelical Hymn Book, 1860; (5) The Ambassador… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Passing onward, quickly passing
Title: Passing Onward
Author: Albert Midlane
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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