Ye messengers of Christ

Ye messengers of Christ

Author: B. H. Draper
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1 Ye messengers of Christ
His sovereign voice obey;
Arise and follow where He leads,
And peace attend your way.

2 The Master whom you serve
Will needful strength bestow;
Depending on His promised aid,
With sacred courage go.

3 Go, spread the Savior’s fame,
And tell His matchless grace
To the most guilty and depraved
Of Adam’s numerous race.

4 Mountains shall sink to plains,
And hell in vain oppose;
The cause is God’s and must prevail,
In spite of all his foes!

Source: African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #218

Author: B. H. Draper

Draper, Bourne Hall, born at Cumnor, near Oxford, in 1775, and educated for the Baptist Ministry at the Bristol Academy, under the Rev. Dr. J. Rylands. He was pastor of the Baptist Church at Chipping Norton 1804, and subsequently at Southampton, where he d. Oct. 12, 1843. See note on his hymn," Ye Christian heroes, go, proclaim," p. 1296, ii. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Ye messengers of Christ
Author: B. H. Draper
Copyright: Public Domain

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