Repent!

Have you not heard the voice of the Lord
Calling from Heaven?
Intoned like a song, it’s mournful yet strong
A cry from the mountain
Echoing down, every valley resounds
The voice of the Son of God pleading aloud
Hear Him say...

Repent! I am coming
The Bridegroom is ready to marry His bride
Repent! I am coming
But she’s unprepared now to stand at My side

Splitting the sky with His sorrowful cry
It echoes like thunder
His words and His tears fall on deaf ears
And it fills Him with wonder
How long will she wait while the hour grows late?
The voice of the Bridegroom is heard at the gate once again...

Repent! I am coming
The Bridegroom is ready to marry His bride
Repent! I am coming
But she’s unprepared now to stand at My side

I am coming
Are you ready?
Are you wearing your wedding clothes?
Are you spotless, without wrinkle?
Are you wearing your white robes?
Is there oil left in your lantern?
Does the fire I lit still burn?
Are you ready?
Will I even find faith when I return?

All who have ears, let them now hear
The Bridegroom is calling
Awake from your deep and slumbering sleep
The day is now dawning
The time has arrived for the dead to arise
The Husband approaches calling His bride once again...

Repent! I am coming
The Bridegroom is ready to marry His bride
Repent! I am coming
But she’s unprepared now to stand at My side

 

Words and Music by Karl Kohlhase
© 2003 karl kohlhase

Featured on "The Least Of These"

STORY BEHIND THIS SON...

(Matthew 4: 17)
"From that time on Jesus began to preach and say, 'Repent, for the kingdom of Heaven is at hand.'"

(Matthew 22:1-14)
"Then he said to His slaves, 'The wedding is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy...'"

(Matthew 25: 1-13)
"Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went out to meet the bridegroom. And five of them were foolish, and five were prudent...."

(Luke 18:8)
"However, when the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?"

(Ephesians 5:25-27)
"...just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself up for her; that He might sanctify her by the washing of water with the word, that He might present to Himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that she should be holy and blameless."

(Revelation 19:7-10)
"Let us rejoice and be glad and give the glory to Him, for the marriage of the Lamb has come and His bride has made herself ready, and it was given to her to clothe herself in fine linen, bright and clean; for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints."

(Revelation 22:12)
"Behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to render to every man according to what he has done."

Amen. Come, Lord Jesus.

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