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"Repent Ye"

There's a Voice in sin's wilderness, ringing so clear

Author: John R. Clements
Tune: [There’s a Voice in sin’s wilderness, ringing so clear]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 There’s a Voice in sin’s wilderness, ringing so clear,
“Repent ye, repent ye, repent ye;”
Give heed as that warning shall fall on your ear,
“Repent ye, repent ye, repent ye.”

Refrain:
Repent while the time may be still called today;
Turn not from the tender entreaty away;
Give heed while that Voice doth in loving tones say,
“Repent ye, repent ye, repent ye.”

2 Heed the Voice that is sounding God’s love for lost man,
“Repent ye, repent ye, repent ye;”
O Turn from your evil just now while you can;
“Repent ye, repent ye, repent ye.” [Refrain]

3 That sweet Voice was born in the bosom of God;
“Repent ye, repent ye, repent ye;”
A message of grace, where it might be a rod;
“Repent ye, repent ye, repent ye.” [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of the Gospel: for use in all religious meetings #85

Author: John R. Clements

John R. Clements was born in County Armagh, Ireland 28 November 1868 and was brought to the United States at the age of two years. He worked at the age of thirteen as a retail grocery clerk and had a successful wholesale grocery business. He began writing poetry when he was young. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a Voice in sin's wilderness, ringing so clear
Title: "Repent Ye"
Author: John R. Clements
Refrain First Line: Repent while the time may be still called today

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