Master, Here Am I

The Master's field is ready for the sowing

Author: William C. Martin
Tune: [The Master's field is ready for the sowing]
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Representative Text

1 The Master’s field is ready for the sowing,
And the Gospel is the good seed;
He calls for those whose hearts with love are glowing,
To be working in his field.

Chorus:
Let ev’ry loyal servant
Now answer, Here am I;
And hasten with the sowing,
For time is hasting by.
O surely as you love him
Your heart will make replay:
As thou hast need of workers,
Master, here am I.

2 The Master loves his sheep and wants them near him,
And he guards them from all danger;
But oft they wander far and cannot hear him;
Some are dying, dying now. [Chorus]

3 The Master’s yoke is easy for the wearer,
For his mercy is beneath it;
He makes his burden light for ev’ry-bearer
By his presence and his grace. [Chorus]


Source: Sunday School Voices, No.2 #136

Author: William C. Martin

Rv William Clark Martin USA 1864-1914. Born at Hightstown, NJ, he graduated from the Peddie Institute in Hightstown in 1884, and in 1891 from the Crozer Theological Seminary, Upland, PA. He became minister of the Grace Baptist Church, Camden, NJ,(1891-1894); Noank Baptist Church, Noank, CT (1894-1900); Tabernacle Baptist Church, New Albany, IN (1902-1904); First Baptist Church, Seymour, IN (1902-1904); First Baptist Church, Bluffton, IN (1904-1909); Grace Baptist Church, Somerville, MA (1909-1912); and First Baptist Church, Fort Myers, FL (1912-1914). In 1891 he married Euretta (Etta) May Wilcox, and they had at least three children (no names found). He penned many hymn lyrics. He died of heart failure at his farm in Rialto, FL.… Go to person page >

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First Line: The Master's field is ready for the sowing
Title: Master, Here Am I
Author: William C. Martin
Refrain First Line: Let every loyal servant
Publication Date: 1913
Copyright: Public Domain

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