Say I will to God

Representative Text

1 You have heard of the pow’r that can save from sin,
You have heard of the precious blood,
But the blessing of grace you can never win
Till you say “I will” to God.

Refrain:
“I will,” “I will,”
Lo! the Spirit now is calling!
Will you come?
O decide this very hour,
You will never know His pow’r,
Till you say “I will” to God.

2 You have heard how the Father who gave Hi Son
Sheds the spirit of love abroad;
But the gift of His pow’r can never be won
Till you say “I will” to God. [Refrain]

3 You have heard of the life that with peace and rest
Overflows like an endless flood,
But your heart will remain troubled and oppressed,
Till you say “I will” to God. [Refrain]

4 You have heard of the house in the glory land,
Where a mortal hath never trod,
But you never may walk on its golden strand
Till you say “I will” to God. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Gospel Songs No. 2 #38

Author: Civilla D. Martin

Martin, Civilla Durfee (Jordan Falls, Nova Scotia, August 21, 1866--March 9, 1948, Atlanta, Georgia). Daughter of James N. and Irene (Harding) Holden. She married Rev. John F. Geddes, Congregational minister of Coventryvilee, N.Y. at Jordan Falls Methodist Church, Shelbourne Co., Nova Scotia, on May 19, 1891. There is thus far no information about their marriage and its end. After several years of teaching school, she married Walter Stillman Martin, a Baptist minister, and traveled with him in evangelistic work. However, because of frail health, she was compelled to remain home much of the time. In 1916, they became members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). They had one son, A.G. Martin. In her writing, she used only her initia… Go to person page >

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First Line: You have heard of the power that can
Title: Say I will to God
Author: Civilla D. Martin
Refrain First Line: I will, Lo, the Spirit now is

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