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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.

Refrain:
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) http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/c/mack_ih.htm  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
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