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602. Send the Light

1 There’s a call comes ringing o’er the restless wave,
“Send the light! Send the light!”
There are souls to rescue, there are souls to save,
Send the light! Send the light!

Refrain:
Send the light, the blessed Gospel light;
Let it shine from shore to shore!
Send the light, the blessed Gospel light;
Let it shine forevermore! [Refrain]

2 We have heard the Macedonian call today,
“Send the light! Send the light!”
And a golden off’ring at the cross we lay,
Send the light! Send the light! [Refrain]

3 Let us pray that grace may everywhere abound,
“Send the light! Send the light!”
And a Christlike spirit everywhere be found,
Send the light! Send the light! [Refrain]

4 Let us not grow weary in the work of love,
“Send the light! Send the light!”
Let us gather jewels for a crown above,
Send the light! Send the light! [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: There's a call comes ringing o'er the restless wave
Title: Send the Light
Author: C. H. G. (1890)
Meter: 11.6.11.6
Scripture: 1 John 1:5; Matthew 5:16
Topic: Exhortation
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Send_the_Light); Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (96)
Refrain First Line: Send the light, the blessed Gospel light
Tune Information
Name: MCCABE
Composer: Charles H. Gabriel (1890)
Meter: 11.6.11.6
Key: G Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Send_the_Light); Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (96)



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