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Speed thee on

On the wings of morn, speed, O speed ye away

Author: Nellie A. Montgomery
Tune: [On the wings of the morn, speed, O speed ye away]
Published in 9 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 On the wings of the morn, speed, O speed ye away;
There are millions who perish because of delay;
Sound the trump of Salvation, ye heralds of light;
Let the beams of His beauty dispel all the night.

Speed thee on, speed thee on,
Speed thee on today;
Speed thee on, speed thee on,
Speed thee on today.

2 On the wings of the morn, speed, away, then, O speed;
Lo! the hungry are crying; go help ye their need;
When ye know that a Saviour each want can supply,
Will ye still linger on, will ye leave them to die? [Refrain]

3 On the wings of the morn, speed ye onward His love;
Tho’ the tempter defieth, Christ reigneth above;
Tell the weary He giveth a rest from their cares,
And proclaim to the fettered that freedom is theirs. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 2 #159

Author: Nellie A. Montgomery

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Text Information

First Line: On the wings of morn, speed, O speed ye away
Title: Speed thee on
Author: Nellie A. Montgomery
Source: Songs of the Kingdom, by W. Howard Doane (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: American Baptist Publication Society, 1896)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Speed thee on, speed thee on
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #8669
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The Cyber Hymnal #8669

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