272. O Prophet Souls of All the Years

1 O prophet souls of all the years,
speak yet to us in love;
your far-off vision, toil, and tears
to their fulfillment move.

2 From tropic clime and zones of frost
they come of every name;
this, this our day of Pentecost,
on us the tongues of flame.

3 One Life together we confess,
one all-in-dwelling Word,
one holy Call to righteousness
within the silence heard:

4 One Law that guides the shining spheres
as on through space they roll,
and speaks in flaming characters
on Sinais of the soul:

5 One Love, unfathomed, measureless,
an ever-flowing sea,
that holds within its vast embrace
time and eternity.

Text Information
First Line: O prophet souls of all the years
Title: O Prophet Souls of All the Years
Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer, 1840-1929
Meter: C.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1993
Topic: Jewish and Christian Teachings: Pentecost; Prophets
Tune Information
Harmonizer: John Wilson, b. 1905
Meter: C.M.
Key: b minor or modal
Source: W. Tans'ur's Compleat Melody, 1735

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