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Through a world base and craven

Through a world base and craven

Author: Irvin H. Mack
Tune: [Through a world base and craven]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Through a world base and craven,
In sorrow, not song;
Down a path rough and thorny,
We hurry along,
Through a life that is weary
With suff’ring and wrong,
Down to death comes the sinner,
But hope there is none.

Give your heart unto Jesus,
Give your heart unto Jesus,
When temptations assail you,
A friend He will be.

2 For a heart sad and weary,
To Jesus denied;
For a mind that is careless
What evils betide,
For a soul that is precious
But cannot decide,
The dear loving Jesus
Has bled and has died. [Refrain]

3 In the day of the Father,
The ransom’d shall sing;
In the dark hour of dying,
O what can you bring
To the Lord, there in heaven,
That you may go in,
To His house there abiding,
Always free from sin. [Refrain]

Source: Boundless Love: for Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #26

Author: Irvin H. Mack

Mack & Lincoln Hall founded the Hall-Mack Company music publishing house (later bought by the Rodeheaver Company). Mack’s works include: Boundless Love (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1896) The Service of Praise, with Lincoln Hall et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1900)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Through a world base and craven
Author: Irvin H. Mack
Refrain First Line: Give your heart unto Jesus