Celebrate 10 years of Hymnary.org!

It's Hymnary's 10th birthday this month and to celebrate, we're giving the gifts! Want a free FlexScore? Look for the "Claim Free FlexScore" button on any public domain FlexScore page and enjoy a complimentary FlexScore on us.

A Messenger of Christ

I would be a messenger of Christ, my King

Author: Bertha Clemans
Tune: [I would be a messenger of Christ, my King]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 I would be a messenger of Christ, my King,
Precious words of promise I would ever bring;
To the sad and lonely ones who never heard,
I would gladly carry His own precious word.

Only just a messenger of Christ, my King,
Marching onward willingly, I gladly sing;
Only just a messenger with tidings sweet,
Pressing forward steadily and swift of feet.

2 I would be a messenger of Jesus’ choice,
Ringing out His promise with a vibrant voice;
Singing of His love and care, that all may hear,
Anthems sweet of Jesus Christ, my friend so dear. [Refrain]

3 We should all be messengers and not refuse
Those who never yet have heard the joyful news;
We must tell of Jesus’ love to souls in need,
Scatter in the hearts of men the gospel seed. [Refrain]

Source: Progressive Sunday School Songs #105

Author: Bertha Clemans

(no biographical information available about Bertha Clemans.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I would be a messenger of Christ, my King
Title: A Messenger of Christ
Author: Bertha Clemans


Instances (1 - 2 of 2)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Progressive Sunday School Songs #105TextAudioPage Scan
Songs of Conquest, for Use in Public Worship, Prayer Services, etc. #d79
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us