539. Men of God, go take your stations

1 Men of God, go take your stations;
Darkness reigns throughout the earth,
Go proclaim among the nations,
Joyful news of heavenly birth:
Bear the tidings
Of the Savior’s matchless worth.

2 Of his gospel not ashamed,
As "the power of God to save."
Go where Christ was never named;
Publish freedom to the slave;
Blessed freedom!
Such as Zion’s children have.

3 What though earth and hell united
Should oppose the Saviour’s plan?
Plead his cause, nor be affrighted:
Fear ye not the face of man:
Vain their tumult;
Hurt his work they never can.

4 When expos'd to fearful dangers,
Jesus will his own defend;
Borne afar, 'midst foes and strangers,
Jesus will appear your friend;
And his presence
Shall be with you to the end.

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First Line: Men of God, go take your stations
Publication Date: 1832
Meter: P. M.
Scripture: Isaiah 43:1
Topic: Cry aloud, spare not; Kingdom and Church of Christ: Missionary Hymn
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