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Shall I Be Saved Tonight?

Jesus is pleading with my poor soul

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Jesus is pleading with my poor soul]
Published in 54 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. Jesus is pleading with my poor soul,
shall I be saved tonight?
If I believe, He will make me whole,
shall I be saved tonight?
Tenderly, sadly, I hear Him say,
How can you grieve Me from day to day?
Shall I go on in the old, old way,
or shall I be saved tonight?

2. Jesus was nailed to the cross for me,
shall I be saved tonight?
How can my heart so ungrateful be?
Shall I be saved tonight?
Now He will save me by grace divine.
Now, if I will, I can call Him mine.
Can I the pleasures of earth resign?
Oh shall I be saved tonight?

3. Jesus is knocking at my poor heart,
shall I be saved tonight?
What if His Spirit should now depart?
Shall I be saved tonight?
Over and over His voice I hear,
sweetly it falls on my listening ear,
Shall I reject Him, a friend so dear?
Oh shall I be saved tonight?

4. What if that voice I should hear no more,
shall I be saved tonight?
Quickly I’ll open this bolted door.
Save me, O Lord, tonight.
Blessèd Redeemer, come in, come in,
pity my sorrow, forgive my sin.
Now let Thy work in my soul begin,
for I will be saved tonight.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6015

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: Jesus is pleading with my poor soul
Title: Shall I Be Saved Tonight?
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Cyber Hymnal #6015

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