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255. There's a Voice in the Wilderness

1 There’s a voice in the wilderness crying,
a call from the ways untrod:
Prepare in the desert a highway,
a highway for our God!
The valleys shall be exalted,
the lofty hills brought low;
make straight all the crooked places
where the God, our God, may go!

2 O Jerusalem, herald good tidings,
ascend to the heights and sing!
Proclaim to a desolate people
the coming of their king.
Like flow'rs of the field we perish,
like grass our works decay;
the pow'r and the pomp of nations
shall pass like a dream away.

3 But the word of our Savior is faithful,
the arm of our God is strong,
who stands in the midst of the nations
and soon will right the wrong.
Lord, feed your flock like a shepherd,
the lambs so gently hold;
in pastures of peace now lead them,
and bring them to your fold.

Text Information
First Line: There's a voice in the wilderness crying
Title: There's a Voice in the Wilderness
Author: James Lewis Milligan, 1876-1961 (alt.)
Meter: PM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Topic: Comfort, Rest; Advent; Kingdom Of God
Tune Information
Name: ASCENSION
Composer: Henry Hugh Bancroft, 1904-1988
Meter: PM
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: © Estate of Eldred Bancroft, admin. B. Burrows



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