Of this Gospel I was appointed a herald and an apostle and a teacher.@2 Timothy 1:11
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Lelia N. Morris (1862-1929)

Lelia N. Morris, 1909 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Ye heralds of Jesus, go forth with the light,
And scatter its glad beams abroad;
’Twill gladden the nations like songs in the night,
And win precious souls for your Lord.

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Go forth with the light, go forth with the light!
Go, scatter the beams o’er the dark ocean wave,
And point them to Jesus, the mighty to save.

’Tis thine, O belovèd, redeemed by the blood,
Salvation’s good news to impart
Today to thy brother, who sinks ’neath his load,
With gladness to fill the sad heart.

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Commissioned of Jesus, the lost ones to win,
Go, reach out a glad helping hand;
In mighty battalions they’re sinking in sin,
Those you might bring safely to land.

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In city or village, wherever they be,
Go thou with the life-giving Word;
Stay not, till all people, from sea unto sea,
The old Gospel story have heard.

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