I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?@Isaiah 6:8
John H. Holmes (1879-1964)

John H. Holmes, 1913.

Meirionydd William F. Lloyd, in Caniadau Seion, edited by R. Mills, 1840 (🔊 pdf nwc).

The voice of God is calling its summons in our day;
Isaiah heard in Zion and we now hear God say:
Whom shall I send to succor my people in their need?
Whom shall I send to loosen the bonds of shame and greed?

I hear My people crying in slum and mine and mill;
No field or mart is silent, no city street is still.
I see My people falling in darkness and despair.
Whom shall I send to shatter the fetters which they bear?

We heed, O Lord, Your summons, and answer: Here are we!
Send us upon Your errand, let us Your servants be.
Our strength is dust and ashes, our years a passing hour;
But You can use our weakness to magnify Your power.

From ease and plenty save us; from pride of place absolve;
Purge us of low desire; lift us to high resolve;
Take us, and make us holy; teach us Your will and way.
Speak, and behold! We answer; command, and we obey!