Stay, sinner, stay, the night comes on

Stay, sinner, stay, the night comes on

Author: W. Kenney
Tune: [Stay, sinner, stay! the night comes on]
Published in 14 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Stay, sinner, stay! the night comes on,
When slighted mercy is withdrawn;
The Holy Spirit strives no more,
And Jesus gives his pleadings o’er.

2 Stay, sinner, stay! the Father’s call
Now bids you come, forsaking all;
Oh, come, and he will bid you live,
Oh, come, and freely he’ll forgive.

3 Stay, sinner, stay! ‘tis Jesus pleads,
For you he weeps, for you he bleeds;
Oh, let his love your heart constrain,
Nor let him weep and bleed in vain.

4 Stay, sinner, stay! the Spirit cries,
Awake, and from the dead arise;
Arise and plead for mercy now,
And at the cross repenting bow.

5 Come, sinner, come! though guilty now,
At Jesus’ feet submissive bow,
And freely all shall be forgiven;—
Oh, come, and taste the joys of heaven.

6 See, sinner, see! where loved ones stand,
All saved in heaven—a happy band;
Oh, come, and join them on that shore,
Where death and parting are no more.

Source: Showers of Blessing #180

Author: W. Kenney

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First Line: Stay, sinner, stay, the night comes on
Author: W. Kenney

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Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #473

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Showers of Blessing #180

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Songs of Redeeming Love #123

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Songs of the New Life with Songs of Redeeming Love Combined: for use in gospel meetings, etc. #R123

The Christian Harmony: in the Seven-Syllable Character Note System. Rev. ed. #d305

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The Revival Wave: A Book of Revival Hymns and Music #108a

The Sabbath School Timbrel ... On the Same Notation as "The Timbrel of Zion" #d67

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The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #473

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