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O for the sake of Christ the King

O for the sake of Christ the King

Author: M. S. Haycraft
Tune: [O for the sake of Christ the King]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Oh, for the sake of Christ the King
Stretch form a helping hand;
Thy succor to the needy bring,
And cause the flow’rs of joy to spring
Across the desert land.

2 Be thine the falling tear to dry,
The word of love to say,
To tell the sad a Friend is nigh,
And comfort breathe where sprits sigh
Along life’s pilgrim way.

3 Then at the time of glory bright,
The King shall speak to thee,
“When to the heart in shades of night,
Ye bore the lamps of hope and light,
Ye did it unto me.”

Source: Boundless Love: for Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #73

Author: M. S. Haycraft

Haycraft, Margaret Scott, née MacRitchie, born at Newport Pagnell, Bucks, now (1906) resides at Bournemouth. She contributes to various periodicals, has written many services of song, and several vols. of prose and verse. At the request of the Rev. C. Bonner she contributed the following (with a few shorter pieces) to the Christian Endeavour Hymnal, 1896, the Sumday School Hymnary, 1905, and the Junior Hymnal, 1906. 1. Bless the Lord for ever, Still his praise prolong. Praise to God. 1896, No. 16. 2. Green the hills and lovely. Boyhood of Jesus. Written 1904; 1905, No. 201. 3. In golden light of early days. Children's Praises. 1906, No. 58. 4. Let there be light at eventide. Parting Hymn. 1896, No. 165. 5. Thou art m… Go to person page >

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First Line: O for the sake of Christ the King
Author: M. S. Haycraft