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Go, heralds of salvation, forth

Go, heralds of salvation, forth

Author: Samuel Francis Smith
Tune: MISSIONARY CHANT (Zeuner)
Published in 5 hymnals

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1. Go, heralds of salvation, forth;
Go in your heavenly Master’s name;
From east to west, from south to north,
The glorious Gospel wide proclaim.

2. Go forth to sow the living seed;
Seek not earth’s praise, nor dread its blame;
Nor labors fear, nor trials heed;
Go forth to conquer in His name.

3. Lo, I am with you, saith the Lord,
My grace your spirit shall sustain;
Strong is My arm, and sure My Word;
My servants shall not toil in vain.

4. Go forth in hope; my burden take,
Till God’s great reaping day shall come;
Then they who sowed in tears shall wake,
And hail the joyful harvest home.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1946

Author: Samuel Francis Smith

Smith, Samuel Francis, D.D., was born in Boston, U.S.A., Oct. 21, 1808, and graduated in arts at Harvard, and in theology at Andover. He entered the Baptist ministry in 1832, and became the same year editor of the Baptist Missionary Magazine. He also contributed to the Encyclopaedia Americana. From 1834 to 1842 he was pastor at Waterville, Maine, and Professor of Modern Languages in Waterville College. In 1842 he removed to Newton, Massachusetts, where he remained until 1854, when he became the editor of the publications of the Baptist Missionary Union. With Baron Stow he prepared the Baptist collection known as The Psalmist, published in 1843, to which he contributed several hymns. The Psalmist is the most creditable and influential of… Go to person page >

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First Line: Go, heralds of salvation, forth
Author: Samuel Francis Smith

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