Thomas Scott

Hasten, sinner, to be wise!
Stay not for the morrow’s sun:

We pray you in Christ’s stead,
   be ye reconciled to God.
          2 Corinthians 5:20

 

Hasten, sinner, to be wise!
Stay not for the morrow’s sun:
Wisdom if you still despise,
Harder is it to be won.

Hasten, mercy, to implore!
Stay not for the morrow’s sun,
Lest thy season should be o’er,
Ere this evening’s stage be run.

Hasten, sinner, to return!
Stay not for the morrow’s sun,
Lest thy lamp should fail to burn
Ere salvation’s work is done.

Hasten, sinner, to be blest!
Stay not for the morrow’s sun,
Lest perdition thee arrest,
Ere the morrow is begun.

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