Out in the highways, the lanes, and the hedges

Out in the highways, the lanes, and the hedges

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: NOSTRAND
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Out in the highways, the lanes and the hedges,
Over the cold rugged mountains of sin,
There are the sheep from the fold that have wander’d;
Jesus commandeth to gather them in.

Refrain:
Tenderly, patiently, tell them the story
Brought by the angels from glory above;
Over and over its message repeating,
Woo them by kindness and win them by love.

2 Out in the highways, the lanes and the hedges,
Lift from the weary the burdens they bear;
Go in the spirit and strength of the Master!
Go and remember His children are there! [Refrain]

3 Pity the erring; we know not their sorrow;
Many are longing God’s grace to receive—
Longing to drink of the life-giving water
Flowing so freely for all who believe. [Refrain]

4 Save, or they perish! O, fly to the rescue!
Jesus hath purchas’d their ransom from sin!
Now to the arms of His infinite mercy,
Lo, He commandeth to gather them in. [Refrain]

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #431

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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First Line: Out in the highways, the lanes, and the hedges
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Tenderly, patiently, tell them the story

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