Sinners, haste to mercy's gate

Sinners, haste to mercy's gate

Author: George B. Ide
Tune: GRANNIS
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Sinners, haste to mercy's gate,
Strive, O strive to enter there;
Hasten, lest ye come too late,
Lest in vain shall be your prayer.

2 Soon the Saviour will arise,
And forever shut the door;
Hopeless then will be your cries;
God will welcome you no more.

3 From his glorious seat within,
Zion's King so long forgot,
Then will say, "Ye slaves of sin,
Hence depart, I know you not."

4 O! the anguish of that word,
Anguish which no measure knows,
Sinners, haste to seek the Lord,
Ere the door of mercy close.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #407

Author: George B. Ide

Ide, George Barton, D.D., Baptist Minister, was born at Coventry, Vermont, in 1806; educated at Middlebury College, Vermont; was pastor successively at Boston, Philadelphia, and Springfield, Massachusetts, and died in 1872. He edited the Baptist Harp, Philadelphia, 1849. To that work he contributed 9 hymns. Of these, "Son of God, our glorious Head" (On behalf of ministers) is still in common use. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sinners, haste to mercy's gate
Author: George B. Ide
Copyright: Public Domain

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