The Cry Of The Heathen

Millions in heathen lands, over the sea

Author: M. W. Knapp
Published in 3 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Millions in heathen lands, over the sea;
Wandering in sin and night, and misery.
Oh hear their bitter cry! O heed e’er they die!
Oh quickly to them fly, their souls to save!

2 Boundless the love of God; mankind to win
Yielding His only Son to save from sin.
Oh, who the news will tell, that saves from sin and hell,
And will all fear dispel—Oh, who will go?

3 Jesus commands to go to every land,
From Greenland’s gleaming snow to Afric’s strand.
No longer then delay, or needless waiting stay;
Oh, quickly speed away; oh, heed His word.

4 Jesus for them did bleed on Calvary;
For them does intercede up in the sky.
He bids us quickly go, that they His love may know,
And turn from sin and woe, and now be saved.

5 Oh, how for help they cry to you and me!
Jesus can satisfy, He can set free.
Who will the tidings take? Who will from sin awake?
Oh, who for Jesus sake, will to them go?

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11598

Author: M. W. Knapp

Born: March 27, 1853, Albion, Michigan. Died: December 7, 1901, Cincinnati, Ohio, of typhoid fever. Buried: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio. At age 17, Knapp began studies at a Methodist college in Albion, Michigan. He worked on the family farm in the summer, studying Greek and Latin at night, and attending classes in Albion in the winter. In 1877, the Methodist Michigan Conference assigned him a circuit. He went on to a career in ministry, founding the magazine God’s Revivalist in 1888; the International Holiness Union and Prayer League in 1897; and God’s Bible School (later known as God’s Bible School and College) in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1900. His works include: Christ Crowned Within, 1886 The Double Cure… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Millions in heathen lands, over the sea
Title: The Cry Of The Heathen
Author: M. W. Knapp
Source: Bible Songs of Salvation and Victory (Cincinnati: M. W. Knapp, 1902)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1901
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Cyber Hymnal #11598

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