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Why Not Not?

While we pray and while we plead

Author: D. W. Whittle
Tune: [While we pray and while we plead]
Published in 215 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Full Text

1 While we pray and while we plead,
While you see your soul’s deep need,
While our Father calls you home,
Will you not, my brother, come?

Chorus:
Why not now? Why not now?
Why not come to Jesus now?
Why not now? Why not now?
Why not come to Jesus now?

2 You have wandered far away--
Do not risk another day;
Do not turn from God your face,
But today accept His grace. (Chorus)

3 In the world you’ve failed to find
Aught of peace for troubled mind;
Come to Christ, on Him believe--
Peace and joy you shall receive. (Chorus)

4 Come to Christ, confession make--
Come to Christ, and pardon take;
Trust in Him from day to day--
He will keep you all the way. (Chorus)



Source: Hymns of Faith #359

Author: D. W. Whittle

[Also published under the pseudonym El Nathan.]… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: While we pray and while we plead
Title: Why Not Not?
Author: D. W. Whittle
Meter: 7.7.7.7 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Why not now? Why not now?

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7458
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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns of Faith #359TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #2533Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #282
The Cyber Hymnal #7458TextScoreAudio
Include 211 pre-1979 instances



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