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Are you ready

Soon the evening shadows falling

Author: J. W. Slaughenhaupt
Tune: [Soon the evening shadows falling]
Published in 39 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Soon the evening shadows, falling,
Close the day of mortal life;
Soon the hand of death appalling
Draws thee from its weary strife.

Chorus:
Are you ready? Are you ready?
'Tis the Spirit calling, why delay?
Are you ready? Are you ready?
Do not linger longer, come today.

2 Soon the awful trumpet sounding
Calls thee to the judgment throne;
Now prepare; for love abounding
Yet has left thee not alone. [Chorus]

3 O how fatal 'tis to linger?
Are thou ready ready now?
Ready, should Death's icy finger
Lay its chill upon thy brow? [Chorus]

4 Priceless love and free salvation
Freely still are offered thee;
Yield no longer to temptation,
But from sin and sorrow flee. [Chorus]

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1297

Author: J. W. Slaughenhaupt

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Text Information

First Line: Soon the evening shadows falling
Title: Are you ready
Author: J. W. Slaughenhaupt
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9069
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
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Sacred Selections for the Church #608

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The Cyber Hymnal #9069

Include 37 pre-1979 instances
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