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The Master is calling for someone today

The Master is calling for someone today

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [The Master is calling for someone today]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 The Master is calling for someone today
To work in his broad harvest-field,
To save for his garner the ripening grain,
Asks someone glad service to yield.

Refrain:
Is it I? Is it I?
Is it I? tell me, Lord, is it I?
Thy voice gently falling, for someone is calling,
Is it I, tell me, Lord, is it I?

2 The Master is calling for someone today
To stand in his ranks brave and true,
To march to the conflict against mighty foes,
And willing allegiance renew. [Refrain]

3 The Master is calling for someone today
To go with his message of love,
To give to the wand’rer the rescuing hand,
To lead to the Saviour above. [Refrain]

4 The Master is calling for someone today
The treasure which time cannot dim,
For love’s consecration of all its good gifts,
All riches and glory for him. [Refrain]

Source: Showers of Blessing #111

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Master is calling for someone today
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Is it I

Timeline

Instances

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Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #423Page Scan
Showers of Blessing #111TextAudioPage Scan
The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #423Page Scan
Words of Life: a collection of Hymns and Tunes for use in Gospel Meetings and other Religious Services #36Page Scan



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