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God is calling loud for reapers

God is calling loud for reapers

Author: Arhur Willis Spooner
Tune: [God is calling loud for reapers]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 God is calling loud for reapers,
For his waiting harvest field,
There is work for us to do this very hour;
So we’ll waken all the sleepers
To his summons we will yield,
But we’ll wait till we receive the promised pow’r.

Refrain:
We must tarry till we get the power,
We must tarry till we get the power!
We will carry sword and shield,
We will never, never yield,
For we’ll tarry till we get the pow’r.

2 When the Holy Ghost descended,
On that Pentecostal day,
And those waiting hearts the promise pleaded o’er;
Like a rushing wind from heaven,
Came the fire from off the throne;
It was there those brave disciples got the pow’r. [Refrain]

3 From that upper room the message
Went to gladden all the world,
And the blessed news to heav’n began to soar;
That the world was finding Jesus,
And the lost were coming home,
For the messengers were panoplied with pow’r. [Refrain]

4 All around us men are dying,
Dropping deeper into sin;
Straying farther, farther, farther, every hour;
And we long to tell the story,
Of the Christ who waits to save,
But we cannot till we get the promised pow’r. [Refrain]

Source: The Old Story in Song Number Two #156

Author: Arhur Willis Spooner

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Text Information

First Line: God is calling loud for reapers
Author: Arhur Willis Spooner
Refrain First Line: We must tarry till we get the power

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #257Page Scan
New Songs of the Gospel No. 3: for use in religious meetings #68Page Scan
Revival Gems No. 1 #d9
Songs for All #20Page Scan
Songs of Love Divine #20Page Scan
The Old Story in Song Number Two #156TextAudioPage Scan



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