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We are told of the feast and the wedding

We are told of the feast and the wedding

Author: Horace N. Lincoln
Tune: [We are told of the feast and the wedding]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We are told of the feast and the wedding,
Which the King had prepared in his home,
When the few that were bidden had spurned it,
Many more were invited to come.

Refrain:
Out on the highways, into the byways,
Over the mountain, over the sea,
Carry the message, tell of salvation,
Ring out the tidings, “Mercy is free.”

2 Christ today spreads a banquet of mercy,
And his servants invite to his home;
Sinner, all now is ready and waiting,
On the highways of sin cease to roam. [Refrain]

3 Slight no longer the kind invitation,
And the message of mercy we bring;
O accept now the bounty of Jesus,
And sit down at the feet of thy King. [Refrain]

4 Still the Spirit so tenderly woos you,
And the Bride full of love, echoes, “Come;”
Him that heareth and will, whosoever,
Let him come to the heavenly home. [Refrain]

Source: The Finest of the Wheat No. 3 #82

Author: Horace N. Lincoln

Horace Neely Lincoln, 1859-1948 Born: May 14, 1859, Mex­i­co, Mis­sou­ri. Died: Ju­ly 21, 1948, Dal­las, Tex­as. Buried: Gar­den of Mem­o­ries, Dal­las, Tex­as. Son of James and Em­a­line Lin­coln, Hor­ace moved with his fam­i­ly to Tex­as when he was se­ven years old. At age 10, he be­gan at­tend­ing a sing­ing school con­duct­ed by James M. Jol­ley of Miss­iss­ip­pi. He lat­er att­end­ed other mu­sic­al train­ing un­der L. B. Shook and John Mc­Pher­son; in 1898, he grad­u­at­ed from the Chi­ca­go Na­tion­al Coll­ege of Mu­sic, and in 1906 took a post-gra­du­ate course un­der Ho­ra­tio Palm­er. He went on to be­come pre­si­dent of the Song­land Mu­sic Com­pa­ny, and the W… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We are told of the feast and the wedding
Author: Horace N. Lincoln
Refrain First Line: Out on the highways, into the byways

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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Hymns of the Second Coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ #d198

Sing His Praise #d232

Songland Melodies ... a New Song Book for Revivals #d232

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The Century Gospel Songs #150

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 3 #82

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