O Cry Aloud and Spare Not

O cry aloud and spare not

Author: Ruth M. Emswiler (1973, alt.)
Tune: [O cry aloud and spare not]
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1. O cry aloud and spare not,
Ye watchmen on the wall,
Unless we go to battle
Our Zion here will fall.
Put on the Gospel armor;
Put on the shoes of peace.
We’ll fight till He with glory
Shall cause all wars to cease.

2. The multitudes run blindly
Along the large, broad way.
They’re crying peace and safety
And know not what they say.
Wake up and sense the danger,
My friends, be cleansed within;
Not just a carnal Christian,
Ye must be born again!

Author: Ruth M. Emswiler

Born: July 24, 1930, Broadway, Virginia. Died: February 19, 1979.  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O cry aloud and spare not
Title: O Cry Aloud and Spare Not
Author: Ruth M. Emswiler (1973, alt.)
Meter: D
Language: English
Notes: Al­ter­nate tune: AURELIA, Sam­u­el S. Wes­ley, 1864
Copyright: Released into the public domain


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