Turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die?@Ezekiel 33:11

Attributed to James Boden (1757-1841), though some have suggested his father might be the author. Appeared in the Gospel Magazine, February and August 1777.

Zebulon Lowell Mason, 1830 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Lowell Mason (1792-1872)

Ye dying sons of men,
Immersed in sin and woe,
The Gospel’s voice attend,
While Jesus sends to you:
Ye perishing and guilty, come;
In Jesus’ arms there yet is room.

No longer now delay,
Nor vain excuses frame;
He bids you come today,
Though poor, and blind, and lame:
All things are ready; sinner, come;
For every trembling soul there’s room.

Believe the heavenly word
His messengers proclaim;
He is a gracious Lord,
And faithful is His name:
Backsliding souls, return and come;
Cast off despair; there yet is room.

Compelled by bleeding love,
Ye wandering sheep, draw near;
Christ calls you from above;
His charming accents hear:
Let whosoever will now come,
In mercy’s breast there still is room.