Go Into the Highways

The table of the King is spread

Author: William C. Martin
Tune: [The table of the King is spread]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The table of the King is spread
With holy wine and living bread;
The door is open unto all,
And lovingly he sounds his call.

Go into the highways, invite in Jesus’ name;
Seek under the hedges the poor, the blind, the lame.
Song and joy await them at Jesus’ banquet hall,—
Go into the highways and sweetly bid them all.

2 The sweetest joy a heart may know
Is found where living waters flow;
And pleasures that can never die
The gracious King will there supply. [Chorus]

3 Let love alone, in accents sweet,
The King’s most gracious call repeat,
And those who know the living way
Conduct the guests without delay. [Chorus]

Source: Sunday School Voices, No.2 #55

Author: William C. Martin

William C. Martin (1864-1914) Born: De­cem­ber 25, 1864, Hights­town, New Jer­sey. Died: Au­gust 30, 1914, Ri­al­to, Flor­i­da. Buried: Fort My­ers, Flor­i­da. Martin was pas­tor of the Grace Bap­tist Church (for­mer­ly Cra­mer’s Hill), Cam­den, New Jer­sey (1891-4); No­ank Bap­tist Church, Noank, Con­nec­ti­cut (1894-1900); Grace Bap­tist Church, Som­er­ville, Mass­a­chu­setts (near Bos­ton; at the time of his ar­rival there it was noted he was from “Bluff­ton, In­di­a­na”); and the First Bap­tist Church in Ft. My­ers, Flor­i­da, from 1912 un­til his death. Music: MELMORE http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/r/t/martin_wc.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The table of the King is spread
Title: Go Into the Highways
Author: William C. Martin
Refrain First Line: Go into the highways, invite in Jesus' name
Publication Date: 1913
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



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Selected Sunday School Songs #d192

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Sunday School Voices, No.2 #55

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