Send a Great Wave of Salvation

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1 Lord hear us today, O turn not away,
For sin has caused great desolation,
For Thy aid today, we earnestly pray,
Lord send a great wave of salvation.

Dear Lord send a wave, poor sinners to save,
O may it sweep o'er ev'ry nation,
May it as it rolls, engulf many souls,
Lord send a great wave of salvation.

2 As we look around, how many are found,
Now living in sin's degradation,
O help us to win them from paths of sin,
Lord send a great wave of salvation. [Chorus]

3 We thank Thee dear Lord, that Thou in Thy word,
Hast given a great revelation,
We read "God is love," so now from above,
Lord send a great wave of salvation. [Chorus]

4 We read that at last, when this life is past,
There will come a great separation,
One that never ends, O save our dear friends,
Lord send a great wave of salvation. [Chorus]

5 When this life is o'er, may we on that shore,
Unite in the great jubilation,
But while here we stay, we'll pray night and day,
Lord send a great wave of salvation. [Chorus]

Source: Light in the Valley: a new work of great merit for the Sunday school, revivals, Christian Endeavor, Epworth League, young people's society, and all forward movement along the line of battle... #132

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, hear us today, O turn not away
Title: Send a Great Wave of Salvation
Author: Johnson Oatman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Dear Lord, send a wave
Copyright: Public Domain



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