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When the Lord shall come to call you

When the Lord shall come to call you

Author: Irvin H. Mack
Tune: [When the Lord shall come to call you]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When the Lord shall come to call you,
Whether it be noon or night,
And the hand of death enthrall you,
Shut your eyes from earthly light.

Refrain:
Will the pearly gates be open,
Will the Saviour meet you there,
Shall you be among the ransom’d
And their glorious portion share?

2 Midst the busy whirl of pleasure,
Soft, but yet distinctly heard,
Come the sounds with steady measure,
List, and heed the warning word. [Refrain]

3 By the ever pressing hurry
Of the sins which conscience drown,
In a life of toil and worry,
Do not put the question down. [Refrain]

4 Seek the Saviour, you shall find him,
He will take your sins away,
You can answer then the question,
Tho’ it comes by night or day. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #143

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: When the Lord shall come to call you
Author: Irvin H. Mack
Refrain First Line: Will the pearly gates be open

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Boundless Love #92

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The Service of Praise #143

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