Go, Favored Christians, And Proclaim

Go, friends of Jesus, and proclaim

Author: B. H. Draper
Tune: WINCHESTER NEW
Published in 16 hymnals

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1 Go, friends of Jesus, and proclaim
The kind Redeemer you have found;
And speak his ever precious name,
To all the wond'ring nations round.

2 Go, tell the unletter'd, wretched slave,
Who groans beneath a tyrant's rod,
You bring a pardon bought with blood,
The blood of an incarnate God.

3 Go, tell the panting, sable chief
On Ethiopia's scorching sand,
You come with a refreshing stream,
To cheer and bless his thirsty land.

4 Go, tell the distant isles afar,
Of Otaheite and Pelew,
That in the covenant of grace,
Their unknown names are written too.

5 Go tell, on India's golden shores,
Of a rich treasure, more refin'd;
And tell them, tho' they'll scarce believe,
You come, the friend of human kind.

6 Say, the religion you profess
Is all benevolence and love;
And by its own divine effects,
Its heavenly origin will prove.

Source: Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #543

Author: B. H. Draper

Draper, Bourne Hall, born at Cumnor, near Oxford, in 1775, and educated for the Baptist Ministry at the Bristol Academy, under the Rev. Dr. J. Rylands. He was pastor of the Baptist Church at Chipping Norton 1804, and subsequently at Southampton, where he d. Oct. 12, 1843. See note on his hymn," Ye Christian heroes, go, proclaim," p. 1296, ii. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Go, friends of Jesus, and proclaim
Title: Go, Favored Christians, And Proclaim
Author: B. H. Draper
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

WINCHESTER NEW

The original version of WINCHESTER NEW appeared in Musikalisches Handbuch der geistlichen Melodien, published in Hamburg, Germany, in 1690 by Georg Wittwe. It was set to the text “Wer nur den lieben Gott” (see 446). An expanded version of the tune was a setting for "Dir, dir Jehova" (see 203) in…

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Instances

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A New Selection of Nearly Eight Hundred Evangelical Hymns, from More than 200 Authors in England, Scotland, Ireland, & America, including a great number of originals, alphabetically arranged #430Page Scan
A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns ... intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Tunes #430Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d180
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #543Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d230
Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #543TextPage Scan
Hymns: original and selected, for public and private worship in the Evangelical Lutheran Church (16th rev. ed.) #543Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #543Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #543Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #543Page Scan
Select Hymns #d134
Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #414Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d178
The Christian Psalmist #d192
The Christian Psalmist (Numeral ed.) 10th ed., 1st rev. ed. #d111
The Cyber Hymnal #7853TextScoreAudio
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