Somebody Needs You

Child of the Master, wherever you are

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Child of the Master, wherever you are] (Gabriel)
Published in 20 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative 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.

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
Title: Somebody Needs You
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Somebody needs you! needs your love
Copyright: Public Domain



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