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429. Hark, the Voice of Jesus Calling

1 Hark! the voice of Jesus crying,
"Who will go and work today?
Fields are white, and harvests waiting,
Who will bear the sheave away?"
Loud and long the Master calleth;
Rich reward He offers thee;
Who will answer, gladly saying,
"Here am I; send me, send me"?

2 If you cannot cross the ocean,
And the heathen lands explore,
You can find the heathen nearer,
You can help them at your door:
If you cannot give your thousands,
You can give the widow's mite;
And the least you give for Jesus
Will be precious in His sight.

3 Let none hear you idly saying,
"There is nothing I can do,"
While the souls of men are dying,
And the Master calls for you:
Gladly take the task He gives you;
Let His work your pleasure be;
Answer quickly when He calleth,
"Here am I; send me, send me!"

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Hark, the voice of Jesus calling
Title: Hark, the Voice of Jesus Calling
Author: Daniel March, 1816-1909
Language: English
Publication Date: 1957
Topic: Benevolence; Dedication: of Life; Soul Winning (2 more...)
Notes: Alternate tune: HYFRYDOL, NO. 409
Tune Information
Name: ELLESDIE
Composer (attributed to): Wolfgang A. Mozart, 1756-1791
Arranger: Hubert P. Main, 1839-1925
Key: A♭ Major



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