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To glory or to gloom

There's a gentle voice that's pleading

Author: Ella Parks Martin
Tune: [There's a gentle voice that's pleading with you, brother]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1. There’s a gentle voice that’s pleading with you, brother,
You have heard it at the morning, night and noon;
And it speaks to you today, as in paths of sin you stray;
Are you going on to glory or to gloom?

Going on to glory or to gloom?
On to endless joy or endless doom?
Brother, hear the voice of God
As He speaks to you in love,
Are you going on to glory or to gloom?

2. ’Tis a question you must answer, O my brother,
For the judgment day is coming, sure and soon;
You are standing here today, at the parting of the way;
Are you going on to glory or to gloom? [Refrain]

3. You are choosing in this solemn hour, my brother,
And your choice may fix your soul’s eternal doom;
Jesus waits for you today, pointing t’ward the narrow way;
Are you going on to glory or to gloom? [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6862

Author: Ella Parks Martin

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Text Information

First Line: There's a gentle voice that's pleading
Title: To glory or to gloom
Author: Ella Parks Martin
Refrain First Line: Going on to glory


The Cyber Hymnal #6862
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