Winning souls for Jesus

Rouse, ye Christian workers, be ye up and doing

Author: James Bruce Mackay
Tune: [Rouse, ye Christian workers, be ye up and doing]
Published in 13 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Rouse, ye Christian workers, be ye up and doing,
Shall the Master’s kingdom suffer at your hands?
There are precious souls just waiting for your wooing,
Go ye forth and win them, Christ your Lord commands.

Refrain:
Winning souls, winning souls, winning souls for Jesus,
O what joy in winning souls from the downward way;
Out upon the highways, seeking to reclaim them,
O be up and winning souls, while ‘tis call’d today.

2 Wait no longer for some more convenient season,
Souls are dying ‘round you, let them not be lost;
Talk or sing of Jesus they will yield to reason,
Tell of their redemption, what a price it cost. [Refrain]

3 Do your spirits falter at the undertaking,
Lest one might repay you with a cruel sneer?
Do no let them perish stand no longer quaking,
Win them for the Master, tell them He is near. [Refrain]

4 Ev’ry soul you win shall add a star of beauty
To the crown of glory Jesus has for you;
Always thus be working, doing all your duty,
Winning souls for Jesus, they will bless you too. [Refrain]

Source: The Old Story in Song #11

Author: James Bruce Mackay

Late 19th Century  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Rouse, ye Christian workers, be ye up and doing
Title: Winning souls for Jesus
Author: James Bruce Mackay

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Alexander's Gospel Songs #105

Christian Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs Suitable for Use in Public Worship #d430

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Church and Sunday School Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs ... [with Deutscher Anhang] #529

Melodies of Salvation #d133

Melodies of Salvation #d183

Praise in Song #d132

Revival Hymns, Selected and Arranged #d67

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Songs of Conquest #96

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 3 : For use in Meetings for Christian Worship of Work #38

The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #491

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #42

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The Old Story in Song #11

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