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Send the Light

There are lands far away over the sea, Where in darkness are souls seeking light

Author: Emma Frances Barrows
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There are lands far away o'er the sea,
Where in darkness lost souls seek the light,
And the call is to you and to me,
Who are walking the "path shining bright."

Send the light o'er the sea,
In the dark heathen lands let it shine;
Till the whole world should walk,
In the light of the gospel divine.

2 In the darkness of error they grope,
And the Saviour in whom we abide
Cannot cheer with the bright ray of hope,
Till we teach them to walk by his side. [Chorus]

3 Bearing light is a part we may do,
Holding high that it may reach afar,
And the soft rays of truth may anew
Shine on earth from the bright morning star. [Chorus]

4 Those who lead souls to light all divine,
Those who tell of God's wonderful love,
As the bright stars forever shall shine
In that beautiful land far above. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning Praises: for Sunday-schools, revivals, conventions and all religious work and worship #127

Author: Emma Frances Barrows

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Text Information

First Line: There are lands far away over the sea, Where in darkness are souls seeking light
Title: Send the Light
Author: Emma Frances Barrows
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Send the light all the way
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #12315
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The Cyber Hymnal #12315

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