The Master's Call

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1 Behold, the Master now is calling
For reapers brave and true;
The golden harvest fields are waiting,
But labourers are few.

Chorus:
Go forth, with patience, love and kindness;
And in the Master's name,
The blessed news of free salvation
To all the world proclaim.

2 Go forth, and rescue those that perish,
Where sin and darkness reign;
Go, lend a helping hand to save them,
And break the tempter's chain. [Chorus]

3 Go, bid the poor with joy and gladness
The feast of love to share;
And He the Bread of Life Eternal
Will make them welcome there. [Chorus]

4 Go forth, the summer days are waning,
Their light will soon be o'er;
The solemn hour is quickly coming,
When we can work no more. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #168

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, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of Joh… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Behold the Master now is calling
Title: The Master's Call
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Go forth with patience, love and kindness
Publication Date: 1861
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Anniversary and Sabbath School Hymns; or The Child's Sunday School Music Book #d7

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Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #168

Sacred Songs and Solos: with standard hymns, combined: 750 pieces #476

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The Gospel Awakening: a collection of original and selected "hymns and spiritual songs" for the use in gospel meetings everywhere #76

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