Remember all the people

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1 Remember all the people
Who live in far=off lands,
In strange and lovely cities,
Or roam the desert sands.
Remember all the children
Who yet have never heard
The truth that comes from Jesus,
The glory of His Word.

2 God bless the men and women
Who serve Him over sea;
God raise up more to help them,
To set the nations free,
Till all the distant people
In every foreign place
Shall understand His kingdom
And come into His grace.

Source: The Children's Hymnbook #146

Author: Percy Dearmer

Dearmer, Percy, M.A., son of Thomas Dearmer, was born in London, Feb. 27, 1867, and educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford (B.A. 1890, M.A. 1896). He was ordained D. 1891, P. 1892, and has been since 1901 Vicar of S. Mary the Virgin, Primrose Hill, London. He has been Secretary of the London Branch of the Christian Social Union since 1891, and is the author of The Parson's Handbook, 1st edition, 1899, and other works. He was one of the compilers of the English Hymnal, 1906, acting as Secretary and Editor, and contributed to it ten translations (38, 95, 150, 160, 165, 180, 215, 237, 352, 628) and portions of two others (242, 329), with the following originals:— 1. A brighter dawn is breaking. Easter. Suggested by… Go to person page >

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First Line: Remember all the people
Author: Percy Dearmer
Copyright: By permission of Oxford University Press from "Enlarged Songs of Praise"

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