Answer the Call

Hark, hark to the message, sent down from above

Author: Edith Sandford Tillotson
Tune: [Hark, hark to the message, sent down from above]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Hark, hark to the message, sent down from above,
“Go, all ye that know Me,
Teach others My love,
Tell them that salvation waits, freely for all,
Go, be My disciples, answer My call.”

Refrain:
Answer the call, answer the call,
Jesus is sending this message to all,
Answer the call, answer the call,
Be His disciples, and answer His call.

2 Hear, hear what he tells us, His wishes obey,
“Child, this is thy mission,
Seek someone today;
Wherever you serve Me, my blessing shall fall,
Go, be My disciples, answer My call.” [Refrain]

3 Haste, haste on His errand, win souls for our King,
To places in darkness
His light let us bring,
Spread news of salvation, share freedom with all,
Go, be His disciples, answer the call. [Refrain]

Source: The Excelsior Hymnal #134

Author: Edith Sandford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hark, hark to the message, sent down from above
Title: Answer the Call
Author: Edith Sandford Tillotson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Answer the call, answer the call
Publication Date: 1919
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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