Hark! the Cry is Ever Sounding

There's a sound within the land

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [There's a sound within the land]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 There’s a sound within the land,
It is heard on ev’ry hand,
It is rising stronger, louder in its might;
Souls that now in darkness stray,
Waiting, longing for the day,
They are calling, they are pleading for the light.

Refrain:
Hark! the cry is ever sounding, louder, stronger in its might,
We will answer to the call, tell the blessed truth to all,
Till o’er all the earth, shall shine the gospel light.

2 Shall we heed their earnest cry?
Shall we not to them reply?
We must never let them call to us in vain,
‘Twas for them the Savior died,
For their sins was crucified,
To redeem their souls the Lord of life was slain. [Refrain]

3 Let us then who know the Lord,
Spread abroad His precious word,
To this end our time, and strength and means employ,
Till on ev’ry land and sea,
Dawns the day of liberty,
And the hearts enslaved by sin shall shout for joy. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #48

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

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Text Information

First Line: There's a sound within the land
Title: Hark! the Cry is Ever Sounding
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Refrain First Line: Hark, the cry is ever sounding

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Gospel Herald in Song #48TextAudioPage Scan
Light and Life Songs: adapted especially to sunday schools, prayer meetings and other social services #48Page Scan
Sunshine No. 2: songs for the Sunday school #48Page Scan
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