Let Thousands, Lord, Be Sent Abroad

Let thousands, Lord, be sent abroad

Author: Hugh Bourne
Tune: ABRIDGE (Smith)
Published in 2 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Let thousands, Lord, be sent abroad,
In answer to our prayer;
As nothing is too hard for God,
Thy holy arm make bare.

2 May laborers in ten thousands rise,
And may success be giv’n,
That all who dwell beneath the skies,
May know the God of Heav’n.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12735

Author: Hugh Bourne

Bourne, Hugh, the principal founder of the Primitive Methodist Society, and the editor of their first hymn-books, was born at Fordhays, Stoke-on-Trent, April 3, 1772. His father, Joseph Bourne, a person in humble circumstances, was a member of the Church of England, whilst his mother belonged to the Wesleyan Society. His education, for his circumstances, was fairly good; and by earnest application to study he acquired some knowledge of Hebrew, Greek, and Latin. His mind was of a strongly devotional cast, and the Methodist movement of those days had such attractions for him that he joined himself thereto in 1709. The following year he went to reside near the Mow Cop Colliery, near Burslem, where he had secured an engagement. There, with two… Go to person page >

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First Line: Let thousands, Lord, be sent abroad
Title: Let Thousands, Lord, Be Sent Abroad
Author: Hugh Bourne
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #12735
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