Seek Salvation Today

We never shall be happy if we walk the ways of sin

Author: Josephine Pollard
Tune: [We never shall be happy if we walk the ways of sin]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We never shall be happy if we walk the ways of sin,
‘Tis a path that leads onward to sorrow;
If the right we would pursue, it is time we should begin,
For why need we wait till tomorrow?

Refrain:
Let us seek salvation today, yes, today,
Seek salvation today;
If the crown we would secure,
We must make our calling sure,
And seek salvation today.

2 We’ll never get to heaven if we do not learn the way,
And prepare for the journey before us;
If for Jesus we would live, we must always watch and pray,
And thus will His banner be o’er us. [Refrain]

3 The tempter may assail us, but with Jesus by our side,
And a hope in His power possessing,
We will make His holy word still our counsel and our guide,
And count every trial a blessing. [Refrain]

Source: The Glad Refrain for the Sunday School: a new collection of songs for worship #35

Author: Josephine Pollard

Pollard, Josephine, born in New York, circa 1840, is the author of (1) "I stood outside the gate" (Lent), (2) "Joy-bells ringing, Children singing" (Joy) in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1878. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We never shall be happy if we walk the ways of sin
Title: Seek Salvation Today
Author: Josephine Pollard
Refrain First Line: Let us seek salvation today, yes, today

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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Fresh Laurels for the Sabbath School, A new and extensive collection of music and hymns. Prepared expressly for the Sabbath Schools, Etc. #36Page Scan
Golden Songs: for the Sabbath School, Sanctuary and Social Worship #108Page Scan
New pearls of song : a choice collection for Sabbath schools and the home circle #19Page Scan
The Clariona #d237
The Garner #d127
The Glad Refrain for the Sunday School: a new collection of songs for worship #35TextAudioPage Scan
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