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The Harvest Is Past

The harvest is past and the summer is ended

Author: William J. Henry
Tune: [The harvest is past and the summer is ended]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The harvest is past and the summer is ended,
Alas, precious soul, this may be thy sad cry:
“The Spirit is gone I’ve so often offended,
And now with the lost I must perish and die.”

Refrain:
The harvest is past,
And I am not saved;
How fearful the cost
For a soul to be lost!

2 The harvest is past and the summer is ended,
The last call of mercy forever is gone,
And down to the regions of darkness eternal,
In anguish I take my sad journey alone. [Refrain]

3 The harvest is past and the summer is ended,
Refusing entreaties still harder I’ve grown;
Salvation I’ve slighted, and now, unforgiven,
I reap for my soul of the seed I have sown. [Refrain]

4 The harvest is past and the summer is ended,
Awaken, dear soul, ere it be thy sad moan;
The Savior is willing and waiting to save you,
Oh, come, ere His Spirit forever has flown. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: William J. Henry

Originally from Ohio, Henry was an early leader in the Holiness Movement near Boyertown, Pennsylvania. In 1889 he, answered a call to hold revival meetings in eastern Pennsylvania. Denominational leaders had received requests from congregations there, but had no one to send. Though Henry was only 22 years old, he proved a very effective organizer. He toured eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey for several months each year till 1895. He became a very active evangelist and song writer, holding meetings in every American state and in Britain. --www.hymntime.com/tch… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The harvest is past and the summer is ended
Title: The Harvest Is Past
Author: William J. Henry
Meter: 12.11.12.11.5.5.5.6
Copyright: Public Domain

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Timeless Truths #38

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