453. Rise Up, O Men of God!

1 Rise up, O men of God!
Have done with lesser things;
Give heart and mind and soul and strength
To serve the King of kings.

2 Rise up, O men of God!
His Kingdom tarries long;
Bring in the day of brotherhood
And end the night of wrong.

3 Rise up, O men of God!
The Church for you doth wait,
Her strength unequal to her task;
Rise up, and make her great!

4 Lift high the cross of Christ!
Tread where His feet have trod;
As brothers of the Son of man,
Rise up, O men of God!

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Rise up, O men of God!
Title: Rise Up, O Men of God!
Author: William P. Merrill, 1867-1954
Publication Date: 1957
Topic: Activity; Brotherhood; Fellowship: with Men (1 more...)
Language: English
Notes: Now Public Domain; Alternate tune: ST. THOMAS, No. 247
Copyright: © "The Presbyterian Outlook"
Tune Information
Name: FESTAL SONG
Composer: William H. Walter, 1825-1893
Key: B♭ Major



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