Save one

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1 Out in the breakers are perishing souls,
Save one, save one;
Out where the current of sin madly rolls,
Save one, save one.

Refrain:
Pity the perishing,
Labor and pray;
Hasten to rescue them,
Save one today,
Then in your heart will be heaven begun,
Save one, save one.

2 Out in the darkness of sin’s awful night,
Save one, save one;
Tell them of Jesus, and lead to the light,
Save one, save one. [Refrain]

3 Out on the mountain so sadly astray,
Save one, save one;
From the sweet home land so far, far away,
Save one, save one. [Refrain]

4 Loved ones or strangers, whoe’er they may be,
Save one, save one;
Go in his Spirit who saves you and me,
Save one, save one. [Refrain]

Source: The Old Story in Song Number Two #164

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

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First Line: Out in the breakers are perishing souls
Title: Save one
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Pity the perishing, labor and pray

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Alexander's Gospel Songs No. 2 #71AudioPage Scan
Alexander's Hymns No. 2: Songs of Evangelism (Canadian Ed.) #14
Alexander's Hymns No. 3 #236Page Scan
Alexander's Male Choir #112Page Scan
Alexander's New Revival Hymnal: as used at the Torrey-Alexander meetings #35Page Scan
Devotional Songs #193Page Scan
Gospel Searchlight Songs: a Book of Selected Gospel Hymns of the World's Greatest Composers #d139
Hymns of Grace and Glory #d174
Junior Songs: a collection of sacred hymns and songs; for use in meetings of junior societies, Sunday Schools, etc. #15Page Scan
Laymens' Missionary Movement Convention Hymnal #73Page Scan
Our Hymns of Love, a Choice Collection of Gospel Songs #d150
Our Praise in Song: a collection of hymns and sacred melodies, adapted for use by Sunday schools, Endeavor societies, Epworth Leagues, evangelists, pastors, choristers, etc. #170Page Scan
Pentecostal Hymns No. 3: A winnowed collection for evangelical services, young people's societies and Sunday Schools #137Page Scan
Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #137Page Scan
Praise in Song #d126
Song Praises: for Sunday schools, Epworth League meetings,Christian Endeavor and young people's societies, evangelistic services, prayer meetings, and for family and private devotions #71Page Scan
Song Service and Revival #d82
Songs of Love and Praise No. 3 : For use in Meetings for Christian Worship of Work #170Page Scan
Songs of Praise and Victory. Pentecostal ed. #d97
Songs Tried and Proved #d117
Sunday-School Praises: prepared especially for use in the Sunday-School #155Page Scan
The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #119Page Scan
The Finest of the Wheat No. 3 #165Page Scan
The Old Story in Song Number Two #164TextAudioPage Scan
The Soul Winner. Rev. #d94
Unfading Treasures: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns, adapted for use by Sunday schools, Epworth Leagues, endeavor societies, pastors, evangelists, choristers, etc. #37Page Scan
Winning Songs #d111



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