His banner over me was love.@Song of Solomon 2:4
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Eliza E. Hewitt (1851-1920)

Eliza E. Hewitt, in Songs of Love and Praise No. 3, by John R. Sweney & William Kirkpatrick (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John J. Hood, 1896).

William J. Kirkpatrick (🔊 pdf nwc).

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William J. Kirkpatrick (1838-1921)

Bear the good tidings all over the world,
Let the bright banner of love be unfurled,
Wherever sorrow and sin shall be found,
There let the news of salvation resound.

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All over the world,
All over the world,
Let the bright banner of love be unfurled,
All over the world.

Plant in the wilderness Sharon’s sweet rose,
Blessing will follow wherever it goes;
Led, onward led by the Lord’s guiding hand,
Open fresh springs in the dry, thirsty land.

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Think of the millions who never have heard
One precious promise from God’s holy Word;
Think of the lives marred and darkened by sin,
Tell them the story that brings light within.

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Oh, what a song shall in Heaven be sung!
By every nation and kindred and tongue;
Some may be there through our efforts and prayer,
Joy everlasting together we’ll share.

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