Scripture Verse

On your feet! He’s calling you. Mark 10:49


Words: Men­no B. Diehl, in Ra­di­ant Songs, ed­it­ed by John R. Swe­ney et al. (Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia: John J. Hood, 1891), page 103.

Music: San Ma­ri­no John J. Hood, 1891 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Diehl or Hood (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?


Do you feel your load of sin?
Then arise!
Let the work of grace begin,
Come arise;
Jesus waits to make you free,
He will give you grace to be
His for all eternity;
Oh, arise!

Do not fear the scorn of those—
Bravely rise!
Who are eager to oppose,
Come arise;
Think of Him who came to die,
There is help for all who try,
Now on Him alone rely,
Oh, arise!

Do you long for sweetest rest?
Then, arise—
It is found on Jesus’ breast,
Oh! arise;
Have you wandered far away?
Will you seek the Lord today?
Will you now His voice obey?
Will you rise?

Who will choose the Lord today?
Who will rise?
There is danger in delay,
Oh, arise!
Is it hard to speak, or stand?
Only lift a trembling hand—
Heed your thinking soul’s demand—
Raise your hand.