374. Servants of Christ, arise

1 Servants of Christ, arise,
And gird you for the toil!
The dew of promise from the skies
Already cheers the soil.

2 Go where the sick recline,
Where mourning hearts deplore;
And where the sons of sorrow pine,
Dispense your hallowed store.

3 Be faith, which looks above,
With prayer, your constant guest;
And wrap the Saviour's changeless love
A mantle round your breast.

4 So shall you share the wealth
That earth may ne'er despoil,
And the blest gospel's saving health
Repay your arduous toil.

Text Information
First Line: Servants of Christ, arise
Author: Mrs. L. Sigourney, 1791-1865
Publication Date: 1917
Topic: Christian: At work; Christian: Servant; The Church and the Kingdom of God: Social Service (4 more...)
Tune Information
Arranger: G. F. Handel, 1685-1759
Meter: S.M.
Key: G Major or modal

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