Be in Time

Life itself is very brief, Like the falling of a leaf

Author: Anonymous
Tune: [Life itself is very brief]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Life itself is very brief,
Like the falling of a leaf,
Like the 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.

Refrain:
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. [Refrain]

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. [Refrain]

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. [Refrain]

Source: His Fullness Songs #94

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Life itself is very brief, Like the falling of a leaf
Title: Be in Time
Author: Anonymous
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Be in time, sinner
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
Text

His Fullness Songs #94

Holiness to the Lord #d111

TextAudioPage Scan

Pentecostal Jewels #47

Songs of Pentecostal Power #d71

Songs of Pentecostal Power, Complete #47

Songs of Spiritual Power; Songs that Win #d91

Windows of Heaven No.7 #d53

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