India's awakening

From out their night awaking

Author: John F. Dodd
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1 From out their night awaking,
To greet the opening day;
Lo! India’s anxious thousands
With earnest longings pray.
For faithful Gospel heralds
Have borne the message there,
Revealing God’s great purpose,
To save them from despair.

2 The Star of Hope is beaming
O’er all the hills and plains,
Proclaiming by its brightness,
That Christ, Messiah reigns;
That now the truth receiving,
As taught within His word,
Led by the Spirit’s teaching,
These souls shall know their Lord.

3 This forward movement telling
The triumph of our King,
Inspires us now to rally
And larger offerings bring.
Thus shall all souls rejoicing,
In Him, and by Him blest,
Press onward still victorious,
To heaven’s eternal rest.

4 Then He will smile upon us,
To whom our love was shown;
And all shall take their places
Before the Victor’s throne.
While through the endless ages,
With praise and holy songs,
We’ll crown Him King Eternal
To whom all power belongs.

Source: The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #208a

Author: John F. Dodd

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First Line: From out their night awaking
Title: India's awakening
Author: John F. Dodd
Copyright: Public Domain

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