Lord, send me

There is much to do, there's work on every hand

Author: M. W. Spencer
Tune: LORD, SEND ME
Published in 16 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There is much to do, there's work on ev'ry hand,
Hark! The cry for help comes ringing through the land;
Jesus calls for reapers, I must active be,
What wilt Thou, O Master? Here am I, send me.

Refrain:
Here am I,
(Here am I, send me, Lord, send me)
Lord, Send me;
(Here am I, send me, Lord, send me)
Here am I,
(Here am I, send me, Lord, send me)
Ready at Thy bidding, Lord, send me.

2 There's a plaintive cry of mourning souls distressed,
And the cry of hearts who seek but find no rest;
These should have my love and tender sympathy,
Ready at Thy bidding, Here am I, send me. [Refrain]

3 There are hung'ring souls who cry aloud for bread,
With the bread of life they're longing to be fed;
Shall they starve and famish while a feast is free?
I must be more faithful, Here am I, send me. [Refrain]

4 There are souls who linger on the brink of woe,
Lord, I must not, cannot bear to let them go;
Let me go and tell them, "Brother, turn and flee,"
Master, I would save them, Here am I send me. [Refrain]

Songs of the Church, (Howard Publishing Co., West Monroe, IA), 1977

Author: M. W. Spencer

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Text Information

First Line: There is much to do, there's work on every hand
Title: Lord, send me
Author: M. W. Spencer
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Here am I

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #11846
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
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