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Why don't you get right with God

Why don't you get right with God

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [Why don't you get right with God, O sinner]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Why don’t you get right with God, O sinner?
Forsake now the path you so long have trod,
Your sins will be lost in the depths of love’s ocean,
If you’ll only get right with God.

Why don’t you get right with God?
O come to him just as you are,
Why don’t you get right with God,
Ere he calls you, calls you to his judgment bar.

2 Why don’t you get right with God, O wand’rer?
Come back to the way that you used to love,
Your God will receive you and give you a welcome,
And new joys send you from above. [Refrain]

3 Be sure you are right with God, O Christian!
Let nothing deceive you, be sure to know,
You’ve left all your doubts at the cross of your Saviour,
And your soul under Calv’ry’s flow. [Refrain]

4 Why longer refuse his tender compassion,
Why longer remain in your lost estate,
Get right with your God while the moments are passing,
Ere it be evermore too late. [Refrain]

Source: Songs for All #68

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

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First Line: Why don't you get right with God
Author: C. Austin Miles


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Songs for All #68

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Songs of Love Divine #68

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