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Out of bondage

Arise, come ye forth, and forever break the chain

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Arise, come ye forth, and forever break the chain]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1. Arise, come ye forth, and forever break the chain,
That long had oppressed you with sorrow and pain;
Arise, come ye forth, hear the blessèd Lord’s command,
And He Himself will guide you with a strong, strong hand.

Come forth, come forth, and shout the jubilee,
Come forth, come forth, the Lord will make you free;
Come forth from your bonds, hear the blessèd Lord’s command,
And He Himself will guide you with a strong, strong hand.

2. Arise, come ye forth; will ye spend your life for naught,
When Jesus who loves you a ransom has bought?
The price of His blood, O receive it while you may;
Behold the promised time is now; O come away. [Refrain]

3. Arise, come ye forth, and be slaves to sin no more,
How oft your deliv’rer has called you before;
Come forth from your bonds, and your liberty receive,
Your willing hearts to Jesus give; repent, believe. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #5456

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Arise, come ye forth, and forever break the chain
Title: Out of bondage
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: Come forth, come forth and shout the jubilee


The Cyber Hymnal #5456
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