Scripture Verse

Paul had a vision of a man…begging him, Come over to Macedonia and help us.@Acts 16:9
Fanny Crosby

Words: Fan­ny Cros­by, 1891. Some hym­nals give the au­thor as Grace Lind­sey, one of Fan­ny’s pseu­do­nyms.

Music: W. How­ard Doane (🔊 pdf nwc).

W. Howard Doane


Christian brother o’er the main
Carry the news of Jesus;
Go where night and darkness reign
Lovingly haste away.


Carry the news o’er waters blue,
Perishing souls are waiting for you;
Stretching their hands, they plead for light,
Blessèd Gospel light.

Onward quickly, hear their cry
Over the deep resounding;
Save the millions ere they die,
Earnestly haste away.


Tell of Judah’s Morning Star,
Peacefully, calmly shining;
Spread its beams o’er climes afar,
Pray’rfully haste away.


Christian brethren, preach the Word,
Publish a free salvation;
Lo, in Heav’n your bright reward;
Joyfully haste away.