The time is short sinners beware

The time is short sinners beware

Author: Joseph Hoskins
Published in 32 hymnals

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1 The time is short!--sinners, beware!
Nor trifle time away;
The word of great salvation hear,
While yet 'tis called to-day.

2 The time is short!--O sinners, now
To Christ the Lord submit;
To mercy's golden scepter bow,
And fall at Jesus' feet.

3 The time is short!--ye saints, rejoice,
The Lord will quickly come:
Soon shall you hear the Saviour's voice,
To call you to your home.

4 The time is short!--it swiftly flies--
The hour is just at hand,
When we shall mount above the skies,
And reach the wished-for land.

5 The time is short!--the moment near,
When we shall dwell above;
And be for ever happy there,
With Jesus, whom we love.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #911

Author: Joseph Hoskins

Hoskins, Joseph, was born in 1745, but at what place is unknown. He was a Congregational Minister, who for ten years laboured with great success at Castle Green Chapel, Bristol, and died Sept. 28, 1788, aged 43. During the three years previous to his death ho had written 384 hymns, which in the year following, after correction and revision, were published by Messrs. Moody & Bottomley, Congregational Ministers. The book is entitled, Hymns on Select Texts of Scripture and Occasional Subjects (Bristol, 1789). From this work the following hymns are in common use:— 1. Alas! my [the] Lord my Life is gone. Spiritual darkness and death. 2. Great Light of life, Thou nature's Lord. God, the True Light. 3. In Thy great Name, 0 Lord, we… Go to person page >

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First Line: The time is short sinners beware
Author: Joseph Hoskins

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #818

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #295

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #295

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #410

Baptist Harmony #d223

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d1005

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Church Psalmody #H596

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Church Psalmody #596

Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d295

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #596

Melodies of the Church #d963

Prayers for the Use of Families with a Selection of Hymns #d129

Prison Hymn Book #d340

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Psalms and Hymns #648

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The Baptist Harp #553

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The Baptist Praise Book #1302

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #651

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The Christian Psalmist #528

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The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book #277

The Devotional Hymn Book #d463

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The Harp #947

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a947

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The Lyrica #417

The Sacred Lute #d328

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The Virginia Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #669

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The Voice of Praise #911

Union Hymns #d397

Union Prayer Meeting Hymns #d209

Union Prayer Meeting Hymns #d209

Virginia Selection of Psalms #d417

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