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Say, are You Ready?

Should the death angel knock at thy chamber

Author: Aldine S. Kieffer
Tune: [Should the Death Angel knock at thy chamber] (O'Kane)
Published in 60 hymnals

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1 Should the Death Angel knock at thy chamber,
In the still watch of tonight,
Say, will your spirit pass into torment,
Or to the land of delight?

Chorus:
Say, are you ready? O are you ready?
If the Death Angel should call, (should call,)
Say, are you ready? O are you ready?
Mercy stands waiting for all.

2 Many sad spirits now are departing
Into the world of despair;
Ev'ry brief moment brings your doom nearer;
Sinner, O sinner, beware! [Chorus]

3 Many redeemed ones now are ascending
Into the mansions of light;
Jesus is pleading, patiently pleading,
Oh, let Him save you tonight. [Chorus]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #149

Author: Aldine S. Kieffer

Full name Aldine Silliman Kiefer Go to person page >

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First Line: Should the death angel knock at thy chamber
Title: Say, are You Ready?
Author: Aldine S. Kieffer
Refrain First Line: Say, are you ready
Copyright: Public Domain

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