Tomorrow May Be Too Late

The Master stands outside the door

Author: Adam Geibel
Tune: [The Master stands outside the door]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 The Master stands outside the door,
He calls as oft He’s call’d before;
Why suffer Him to longer wait?
Tomorrow may be too late.

Tomorrow may be too late,
Tomorrow may be too late;
O come today, turn not away,
Tomorrow, tomorrow, tomorrow may be too late.

2 There is no joy so full, complete
As that to sit at Jesus’ feet;
Why not accept this high estate?
Tomorrow may be too late. [Refrain]

3 The day into the past is gone,
This moment only is thine own;
Turn now thy face t’ward heaven’s gate,
Tomorrow may be too late. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Pentecost #67

Author: Adam Geibel

Born: September 15, 1855, Neuenheim, Germany. Died: August 3, 1933, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Though blinded by an eye infection at age eight, Geibel was a successful composer, conductor, and organist. Emigrating from Germany probably around 1864, he studied at the Philadelphia Institute for the Blind, and wrote a number of Gospel songs, anthems, cantatas, etc. He founded the Adam Geibel Music Company, later evolved into the Hall-Mack Company, and later merged to become the Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company. He was well known for secular songs like "Kentucky Babe" and "Sleep, Sleep, Sleep." In 1885, Geibel organized the J. B. Stetson Mission. He conducted the Stetson Chorus of Philadelphia, and from 1884-1901, was a music instructor at the… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Master stands outside the door
Title: Tomorrow May Be Too Late
Author: Adam Geibel
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Tomorrow may be too late
Copyright: Public Domain


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