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The Perishing Millions

In the lands of pagan darkness

Author: P. M. Johnson
Tune: [In the land of pagan darkness] (Barnes)
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In the lands of pagan darkness,
Millions perishing today;
Knowing naught of Jesus’ goodness,
Naught of Christ, the living way.

Millions calling; brother, listen—
Rushing, sweeping on to hell;
O’er the ocean let us hasten,
Christ’s redeeming love to tell.

2 Millions there in heathen blindness,
Going down to endless woe;
Knowing naught of Jesus’ kindness,
How He died, He loved them so. [Refrain]

3 Millions there in darkness pleading,
Calling now to you and me,
Brother, are you even heeding?
Calling now they are to thee. [Refrain]

4 Millions there in darkness dying,
Christ unknown, without a hope;
Brother, they to you are crying,
As they thro’ their darkness grope. [Refrain]

5 Millions there, great temples thronging,
Seeking help of wood and stone;
Brother, they for help are longing,
Help that can for sin atone. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7996

Author: P. M. Johnson

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Text Information

First Line: In the lands of pagan darkness
Title: The Perishing Millions
Author: P. M. Johnson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Millions calling; brother, listen
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #7996
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The Cyber Hymnal #7996

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