There's a step that you must take

There's a step that you must take

Author: Ada R. Habershon
Tune: [There’s a step that you must take]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a step that you must take
A decision you must make;
From you danger quickly wake,
Do it now, just now.

Now, can only be today,
Now, implies no more delay,
Yesterday is gone forever
And tomorrow may mean never,
Do it now, do it now.

2 There’s a word you must believe,
And a gift you must receive,
There are sins which you must leave;
Do it now, just now. [Refrain]

3 With your God you must get right,
There are foes which you must fight,
Leave the darkness for the light;
Do it now, just now. [Refrain]

4 To the Refuge you must fly,
Take the shelter which is nigh,
Just obey, not asking why,
Do it now, just now. [Refrain]

5 All God’s righteous claims allow,
With submission lowly bow,
As His own yourself avow,
Do it now, just now. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Gospel Songs #36

Author: Ada R. Habershon

Ada Ruth Habershon (1861-1918) was a Christian hymnist, probably best known for her 1907 hymn "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" Ada R. Habershon was born in Marylebone, England on Jan­u­a­ry 8, 1861. Her father, Dr. Samuel Osborne Ha­ber­shon, was a noted physician; her mother was Grace Habershon. She was raised in Chelsea, London, in a Christian home. In her twenties, she was a member of the circle surrounding Charles Spurgeon. She met Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey in 1884 during their preaching tour of England. At their urging, she visited the United States, delivering a series of lectures on the Old Testament that were later published. Habershon's first foray into hymn writing came in 1899, when she wrote several hymns in the… Go to person page >

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First Line: There's a step that you must take
Author: Ada R. Habershon
Refrain First Line: Now can only be today
Copyright: Public Domain


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Alexander's Gospel Songs #36

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