Out In the Fields

Out in the field, dear Master

Author: Mrs. C. D. Martin
Tune: [Out in the field, dear Master]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Out in the field, dear Master,
Help us to take our place;
When we are toiling hardest
Draw we upon Thy grace.
Out with the faithful workers,
Sowing the gospel seed,
Seeking to save the lost ones,
Trying God’s sheep to feed.

Refrain:
Out in the fields, nor idle
May we a moment be;
Out where the Holy Spirit
Moves in great pow’r each day;
Out where they need salvation,
Out where they know not God,
Help us to god, dear Master,
Preaching Thy holy Word.

2 Show us Thy will, dear Master,
Where we each day should go;
Help us “beside all waters”
Faithfully seed to sow.
Help us in ev’ry season,
And out of season, too,
Do with our might each moment
What Thou wouldst have us do. [Refrain]

3 Knowing that time is hast’ning,
Knowing that souls are lost,
Help us to have compassion
On the great sinful host.
Knowing that Thine appearing
Cannot be far away,
Help us to work, dear Master,
Help us to watch and pray. [Refrain]

Source: Progressive Sunday School Songs #130

Author: Mrs. C. D. Martin

Martin, Civilla Durfee (Jordan Falls, Nova Scotia, August 21, 1866--March 9, 1948, Atlanta, Georgia). Daughter of James N. and Irene (Harding) Holden. She married Rev. John F. Geddes, Congregational minister of Coventryvilee, N.Y. at Jordan Falls Methodist Church, Shelbourne Co., Nova Scotia, on May 19, 1891. There is thus far no information about their marriage and its end. After several years of teaching school, she married Walter Stillman Martin, a Baptist minister, and traveled with him in evangelistic work. However, because of frail health, she was compelled to remain home much of the time. In 1916, they became members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). They had one son, A.G. Martin. In her writing, she used only her initia… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Out in the field, dear Master
Title: Out In the Fields
Author: Mrs. C. D. Martin
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Out in the fields, nor idle
Publication Date: 1923
Copyright: Public Domain

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