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Even Unto the End

Go ye into all the world, And preach the gospel to every creature

Author: F. E. Belden
Tune: [Go ye into all the world] (Belden)
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1"Go ye into all the world,
And preach the gospel to ev'ry creature,"
Let my banner be unfurled,
With pen, and song, and the living teacher.

"Even unto the end,
Even unto the end;"
"Lo, I am with you alway,
Even unto the end."

2 Millions bless'd with gospel light,
Yet need the gladness of sins forgiven;
Millions, cursed with heathen night,
Yet long to know of the Way to heaven. [Chorus]

3 Stand not idle all the day,
Because no man hath declared thy wages;
Work on, love demands no pay,
'Tis all set down in the heav'nly pages. [Chorus]

4 All things on the altar lay,
Let Calvry's cross be thy only glory;
Cast all selfish fear away,
Begin just now telling love's sweet story. [Chorus]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #537

Author: F. E. Belden

Belden was born in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1858. He began writing music in his late teenage years after moving to California with his family. For health reasons he later moved to Colorado. He returned to Battle Creek with his wife in the early 1880s, and there he became involved in Adventist Church publishing. F. E. Belden wrote many hymn tunes, gospel songs, and related texts in the early years of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Belden was able to rapidly write both music and poetry together which enabled him to write a song to fit a sermon while it was still being delivered. He also wrote songs for evang­el­ist Bil­ly Sun­day. Though Belden’s later years were marred by misunderstandings with the church leadership over his royal… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Go ye into all the world, And preach the gospel to every creature
Title: Even Unto the End
Author: F. E. Belden
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Even unto the end
Copyright: Public Domain



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