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47. Be in Time

1 Life itself is very brief;
Like the falling of a leaf,
Like binding of a sheaf,
Be in time.
Fleeting days are telling fast,
That the die will soon be cast,
Ere the fatal line be past,
Be in time.

Be in time, sinner,
Be in time,
While the voice of Jesus calls you,
Be in time;
If in sin you longer wait,
You may find no open gate,
Ere your sad cry be “Too late,”
Be in time.

2 Fairest flowers soon decay,
Youth and beauty fade away,
Oh, you have not long to stay,
Be in time.
When the Spirit bids you come,
Sinner, do not longer roam,
Lest you seal your helpless doom,
Be in time. [Chorus]

3 Time is gliding swiftly by,
Death and judgment draweth nigh,
To the arms of Jesus fly,
Be in time.
Oh, I pray you count the cost,
Ere the fatal line be crossed,
And your soul in hell be lost,
Be in time. [Chorus]

4 Sinners, heed the warning voice;
make the Lord your final choice,
Then the angels will rejoice,
Be in time.
Come from darkness into light,
Come, let Jesus set you right,
Come and start for heav’n tonight,
Be in time. [Chorus]

Text Information
First Line: Life itself is very brief
Title: Be in Time
Author: Anon.
Refrain First Line: Be in time, sinner
Language: English
Publication Date: 1945
Tune Information
Name: [Life itself is very brief]
Arranger: R. E. Winsett


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