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Would you be saved, then why not come

Would you be saved, then why not come

Author: Eben E. Rexford
Tune: [Would you be saved, then why not come]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Would you be saved? Then why not come
Just as you are, and come today;
Come while the Spirit strives with you;
Come, for there’s danger in delay!

Refrain:
Now, now is the accepted time,
The Savior’s pleading at the door:
“O let Me in! I’ll cleanse your every sin,
And will remember them no more!”

2 Would you be saved? O do not wait!
God calls you —heed his loving voice!
O come before it is too late—
Now is the time to make the choice. [Refrain]

3 Would you be saved? There still is room!
Christ is the Way, the open Door,
That “whosoever will” may come,
And may find life forevermore. [Refrain]

4 O stubborn heart, this hour relent!
Cry: “Lord, forgive these sins of mine!”
And sin-sick, weary and penitent,
Yield to the pow’r of love divine. [Refrain]

Source: Great Revival Hymns No.2 #203

Author: Eben E. Rexford

Rexford, Eben Eugene.M (Johnsburg, New York, July 16, 1848--October 16, 1916, Shiocton, Wisconsin). Horticulturalist and editor of a Wisconsin farm journal. Many of his verses were used to fill empty corners of the journal. He also wrote many books on gardening. Lawrence University (Appleton, Wisc.), Litt.D. Twenty-five years, organist at First Congregational Church, Shiocton. See: Smith, Mary L.P. (1930). Eben E. Rexford; a biographical sketch. Menasha, Wis., George Banta Pub. Co. --Leonard Ellinwood, DNAH Archives and Gabriel, Charles H. (1916). Singers and Their Songs. Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Would you be saved, then why not come
Author: Eben E. Rexford
Refrain First Line: Now, now is the accepted time

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Great Revival Hymns No.2 #203

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Songs of Conquest #16

The Message in Song Nos. 1 & 2 #d260

World Wide Revival Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Meetings #d275

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