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God Send Us Men Whose Aim 'Twill Be

God send us men whose aim 'twill be

Author: Frederick J. Gillman (1866-1949)
Tune: MELROSE (Maker)
Published in 71 hymnals

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1 God send us men whose aim ’twill be,
Not to defend some ancient creed,
But to live out the laws of right
In every thought and word and deed.

2 God send us men of steadfast will
Patient, courageous, strong and true;
With vision clear and mind equipped
His will to learn, his work to do.

3 God send us men with hearts ablaze,
All truth to love, all wrong to hate;
These are the patriots nations need,
These are the bulwarks of the state.

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal of The Evangelical United Brethren Church #398

Author: Frederick J. Gillman

Born: February 25, 1866, Devizes, Wiltshire, England. Died: February 18, 1949, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England. Raised in the Congregationalist denomination, Gilman helped edit the 1909 & 1933 Fellowship Hymn-Book from the National Adult School Union and the Brotherhood Movement. His other works include: Songs and Singers of Christendom, 1911 The Story of Our Hymns, 1921 The Evolution of the English Hymn (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1927) --www.hymntime.com/tch/  Go to person page >

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First Line: God send us men whose aim 'twill be
Title: God Send Us Men Whose Aim 'Twill Be
Author: Frederick J. Gillman (1866-1949)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: The Fellowship Hymn Book
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #1988
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