Child of the Master, wherever you are

Child of the Master, wherever you are

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Child of the Master, wherever you are] (Gabriel)
Published in 19 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Child of the Master, wherever you are,
Somebody needs your care!
Someone at home or a wand’rer afar—
Somebody needs your pray’r.

Refrain:
Somebody needs you! needs your love,
Seeking a blessing from above;
Somebody needs you, somebody needs you,
Somebody needs your love.

2 Shine for the Master with deeds of good cheer,
Someone is in the night;
Send out the beams that will shine bright and clear,
Somebody needs your light. [Refrain]

3 Sing of your Savior with heart all aglow,
Somebody needs your song;
Blessing will follow the heart’s overflow,
Brighten the way along. [Refrain]

4 Then, when you enter the City of gold,
Someone will meet you there;
Someone to whom the glad story you told,
Someone your joy will share. [Refrain]

Source: Assembly Songs: for use in evangelistic services, Sabbath schools, young peoples societies, devotional meetings, and the home #52

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Child of the Master, wherever you are
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Somebody needs you

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 19 of 19)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Assembly Songs: for use in evangelistic services, Sabbath schools, young peoples societies, devotional meetings, and the home #52TextAudioPage Scan
Diadems: a collection of religious songs, new and old, for the church and Sunday school #33Page Scan
Inspiring Hymns #d39
Joy to the World: for the Church and Sunday School #20Page Scan
Jubilant Praise: for young people's societies, Sunday Schools, and Church Prayer Meetings #7Page Scan
Ministry in Song #d18
Premier Hymns #d23
Service in Song #d13
Service Songs for Young People's Societies, Sunday Schools and Church Prayer Meetings #134Page Scan
Songs for the King's Business #61Page Scan
Songs of Redemption #d17
Songs of Salvation and Service. #d28
Songs of Salvation and Service. Revised #86Page Scan
The Evangel #d19
The Golden Sheaf No. 2: a collection of gospel hymns, new and old, responsive readings, hymns for the Sunday school, young people's societies, male voices, choruses, and general worship #20Page Scan
The Harmonic Chimes for Revivals, Praise Meetings, Church Worship ... #d18
The Very Best: Songs for the Sunday School #32Page Scan
The Victory: a collection of popular Sunday school songs new and old #2Page Scan
World-wide Revival Hymns #d35



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