Turn him not away

The Son of God has died for thee

Author: Oswald J. Smith
Tune: [The Son of God has died for thee]
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1 The Son of God has died for thee
On Calv’ry’s cruel tree,
Salvation may be thine today,
Then turn Him not way.

Oh, turn from sin and let Him in—
Redeemer, Lord and King;
His death for thee on Calv’ry’s tree,
Will full salvation bring.

2 He bids thee turn from all thy sin
And let Him enter in,
Confess thy failures one by one
And ev’ry evil shun. [Refrain]

3 ‘Tis all He says, ‘tis all He pleads,
‘Twill meet a sinner’s needs,
Thy sin confess salvation take,
Iniquity forsake. [Refrain]

4 Be not afraid, but trust Him now,
And in repentance bow;
He took thy place and died for thee,
And made salvation free. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Hymns No. 4 #33

Author: Oswald J. Smith

Smith, Oswald Jeffrey. (Odessa, Ontario, November 8, 1889--January 25, 1986, Toronto, Canada). Presbyterian. Attended Manitoba College, Winnipeg, 1909-1910; Toronto Bible College, 1907-1908, 1910-1912; McCormick Theological Seminary, 1912-1915; further study at Knox College, Toronto; several honorary doctorates. Pastorates in Toronto, 1915-1958; frequently conducted evangelistic meetings and crusades elsewhere. In 1928 he organized the virtually autonomous People's Church, which combines a vigorous evangelistic program in Toronto with an enviable overseas missionary network; in 1958 he relinquished its guidance to his son Paul, but remained its highly active minister emeritus. He published some 35 devotional and inspirational books, which h… Go to person page >

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First Line: The Son of God has died for thee
Title: Turn him not away
Author: Oswald J. Smith
Refrain First Line: O turn from sin
Copyright: Public Domain


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Alexander's Hymns No. 4 #33

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