175. Look from Thy Sphere of Endless Day

1. Look from Thy sphere of endless day,
O God of mercy and of might!
In pity look on those who stray,
Be-nighted in this land of light.

2. In peopled vale, in lonely glen,
In crowded mart, by stream or sea;
How many of the sons of men
Hear not the message sent from Thee!

3. Send forth Thy heralds, Lord, to call
The tho'tless young, the hardened old,
A scattered, homeless flock till all
Be gathered to Thy peaceful fold.

4. Send them Thy mighty word, to speak
Till faith shall dawn, and doubt depart;
To awe the bold, to stay the weak,
And bind and heal the broken heart.

5. Then all these wastes, a dreary scene
That make us sadden as we gaze,
Shall grow, with living waters, green,
And lift to heav'n the voice of praise.

Text Information
First Line: Look from Thy sphere of endless day
Title: Look from Thy Sphere of Endless Day
Author: W. C. Bryant (1840)
Meter: L M
Language: English
Publication Date: 1929
Topic: The Church; Means of Grace: Missions
Tune Information
Composer: George Hews (1835)
Meter: L M
Incipit: 32313 23453 54533
Key: E♭ Major

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