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Send out thy light and truth, O Lord

Send out thy light and truth, O Lord

Author: F. G. Burroughs
Tune: [Send out thy light and truth, O Lord]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Send out thy light and truth, O Lord,
Let them our leaders be,
To guide us to thy holy hill,
where we shall worship thee;
Send out thy light o'er land and sea,
Till every heart shall bow to thee.

Send out thy light,
Thy light and truth, O Lord.

2 Send out thy light and truth, O Lord,
Where sin's dark shadows fall;
Arouse the soldiers of the cross
To heed the trumpet's call;
Send out thy truth where error reigns,
And cleanse away its crimson stains. [Refrain]

3 Send out thy light and truth, O Lord,
The tidings glad to spread,
Till by those sweet evangel-tones,
all nations shall be led;
Send out thy light, O Beauteous Star,
And beam upon the isles afar. [Refrain]

4 Send out thy light and truth, O Lord,
To speed that glorious day
When all the ransomed shall delight
Thy precepts to obey;
Send out thy truth, O Word divine,
Till every blood-bought soul is thine. [Refrain]

Source: Showers of Blessing #33

Author: F. G. Burroughs

F. G. Burroughs was born in 1856 (nee Ophelia G. Browning) was the daughter of William Garretson Browning, a Methodist Episcopal minister, and Susan Rebecca Webb Browning. She married Thomas E. Burroughs in 1884. He died in 1904. She married Arthur Prince Adams, in 1905. He was a minister. Her poem, "Unanswered yet" which was written in 1879, was published in the The Christian Standard in 1880 with the name F. G. Browning. She also wrote under the name of Ophelia G. Adams and Mrs. T. E. Burroughs. Dianne Shapiro from The Literary Digest, July 29, 1899., The Register, Pine Plains, NY, October 24, 1884, Alumni Record of Wesleyan University, Middleton, Conn. 1921 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Send out thy light and truth, O Lord
Author: F. G. Burroughs
Copyright: Public Domain



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Showers of Blessing #33

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The Praise Hymnal #d390

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