Go Preach My Gospel

Go, preach my gospel, Jesus said

Author: Henry J. Zelley
Tune: [Go, preach my gospel, Jesus said]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Go preach my gospel, Jesus said,
The whole wide world around;
And tell the story of my love,
Wherever man is found.

Go, quickly go, and I will aid
Each messenger I send;
Lo, I am with you all the days
Until the world shall end.

2 Go to the distant countries far,
And islands of the sea;
Go tell them all their debt was paid
On Calv’ry’s rugged tree. [Refrain]

3 Go gather all men at the cross,
A vast believing host;
Baptize them in the Father’s name,
The Son, and Holy Ghost. [Refrain]

4 Go teach them all that I have said,
And make them wise indeed;
That they may turn from sin’s dark way,
And lives of virtue lead. [Refrain]

5 Go, quickly go, for life is short,
And time is waning fast;
So soon the closing hour will come,
And mercy will be past. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns of the Kingdom: for use in religious meetings #47

Author: Henry J. Zelley

Henry Jeffreys Zelley was born at Mt. Holly, NJ, on Mar. 15, 1859. Educated in the Mt. Holly public schools, at Pennington Seminary, and at Taylor University, where he earned his M. A., Ph. D., and D. D. degrees, he became a Methodist minister in 1882 and first served in the New Jersey Conference as a statistical secretary, treasurer, and trustee, becoming a promoter of the campmeeting movement. Noted for his evangelistic fervor, Zelley produced over 1500 poems, hymns, and gospel songs. One of his songs, "He Brought Me Out" with music by Henry L. Gilmour, appears in several denominational hymnals. Cyberhymnal also lists "When Israel Out of Bondage Came" or "He Rolled the Sea Away" with music by Gilmour too. Another of Zelley’s so… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Go, preach my gospel, Jesus said
Title: Go Preach My Gospel
Author: Henry J. Zelley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Go, quickly go, and I will
Publication Date: 1905
Copyright: Public Domain



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