In the day of atonement shall ye make the trumpet sound throughout all your land.@Leviticus 25:9

English.

Richard S. Thain, 1877 (🔊 pdf nwc).

The Gospel trumpet’s sounding,
The year of jubilee,
And grace is all abounding,
To set the bondmen free.

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Return, return, ye captives,
Return unto your home,
The Gospel trumpet’s sounding,
The jubilee is come!
The Gospel trumpet’s sounding,
The jubilee is come!

Forsake your wretched service,
Your master’s claims are o’er;
Avail yourselves of freedom,
Be Satan’s slaves no more.

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A better Master’s calling,
In accents true and kind;
He asks a loving service,
And claims a willing mind.

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He offers you salvation,
And points to joys above;
And, longing, waits to make you
The objects of His love.

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In living faith accept Him,
Give up all ease beside;
While grace is loudly calling,
Look to the Crucified.

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