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The testing time is very near

The testing time is very near

Author: Emma A. Tiffany
Tune: [The testing time is very near]
Published in 3 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. The testing time is very near,
When at Christ’s bar we must appear;
Must appear, must appear,
When at Christ’s bar we must appear.

Refrain
Oh, my soul, art thou ready to appear
At the bar, when the judgment day is here?
With no counsel at thy side,
When the book is opened wide,
Oh, my soul, art thou ready to appear?

2. Our secret thoughts will then be known,
We cannot then for sin atone;
Sin atone, sin atone,
We cannot then for sin atone. [Refrain

3. We then may call, but all in vain,
Too late! our guilt will still remain;
Still remain, still remain,
Too late! our guilt will still remain. [Refrain]

4. O sinner, come, e’er Heaven’s door
Is closed, to open nevermore;
Nevermore, nevermore,
Is closed, to open nevermore. [Refrain]

5. Then when the testing time doth come
You’ll find in Heav’n sweet rest and home;
Rest and home, rest and home,
You’ll find in Heav’n sweet rest and home. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6538

Author: Emma A. Tiffany

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Text Information

First Line: The testing time is very near
Author: Emma A. Tiffany
Refrain First Line: O my soul art thou ready to appear

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The Cyber Hymnal #6538

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