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Dying millions

O how sweet the voice of Jesus

Author: John W. T. Givens
Tune: [O how sweet the voice of Jesus]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O how sweet the voice of Jesus
When He spoke our sins forgiv’n;
O how precious is His promise,
As He lifts us nearer Heav’n.

Refrain:
O the millions, dying millions,
Who have never known the Lord,
Shall they hear the voice of Jesus?
Shall they die without His word?

2 There are millions, dying millions,
In the lands of heathen gloom,
Groping, groaning on in darkness,
Till they reach a Christless tomb. [Refrain]

3 There are many, many ’round us,
Blinded by the blight of sin,
Who will never see our Jesus,
Till with love their souls we win. [Refrain]

4 Can we live in ease and pleasure,
While they perish without God?
Fast the night of death is coming,
Soon they’ll lie beneath the sod. [Refrain]

5 Let us hasten, then, my brother,
Haste to tell them of our God;
Tell them of His great salvation,
Purchased with His precious blood. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8776

Author: John W. T. Givens

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Text Information

First Line: O how sweet the voice of Jesus
Title: Dying millions
Author: John W. T. Givens
Refrain First Line: O the millions, dying millions
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #8776
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #8776

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