Category Archives: Mission of the Church

355 – Where Cross the Crowded Ways of Life

1 Where cross the crowded ways of life, where sound the cries of race and clan, above the noise of selfish strife, we hear your voice, O Son of Man. 2 From tender childhood’s helplessness, from woman’s grief, man’s burdened toil, from famished souls, from sorrow’s stress, your heart has never known recoil. 3 The … Continue reading

356 – All Who Love and Serve Your City

1 All who love and serve your city, All who bear its daily stress, All who cry for peace and justice, All who curse and all who bless. 2 In your day of loss and sorrow, In your day of helpless strife, Honor, peace, and love retreating, Seek the Lord, who is your life. 3 … Continue reading

357 – Come, Labor On

1 Come, labor on. Who dares stand idle on the harvest plain While all around him waves the golden grain? And to each servant does the Master say, “Go work today.” 2 Come, labor on. Claim the high calling angels cannot share; To young and old the gospel gladness bear; Redeem the time; its hours … Continue reading

358 – Far and Near the Fields Are Teeming

1 Far and near the fields are teeming with the sheaves of ripened grain; Far and near their gold is gleaming O’er the summy slope and plain. Refrain Lord of harvest, send forth reapers! Hear us Lord,to Thee we cry; Send them now the sheaves to gather, Ere the harvest-time pass by. 2 Send them … Continue reading

359 – Hark! the Voice of Jesus Calling

1 Hark! the voice of Jesus calling, “Who will go and work today? Fields are white, the harvest waiting, Who will bear the sheaves away?” Loud and long the Master calleth, Rich reward He offers free; Who will answer, gladly saying, “Here am I, O Lord, send me”? 2 If you cannot cross the ocean … Continue reading

360 – From the Eastern Mountains

1 From the eastern mountains Pressing on they come, Wise men in their wisdom, To His humble home; Stirred by deep devotion, Hasting from afar, Ever journeying onward, Guided by a star. 2 There their Lord and Savior Meek and lowly, Wondrous light that led them Onward on their way, Ever now to lighten Nations … Continue reading

361 – Hark! 'Tis the Shepherd's Voice I Hear

1 Hark! ’tis the Shepherd’s voice I hear, Out in the desert dark and drear, Calling the sheep who’ve gone astray, Far from the Shepherd’s fold away. Refrain Bring them in, Bring them in, Bring them in from the fields of sin; Bring them in, Bring them in, Bring the wanderers to Jesus. 2 Who’ll … Continue reading

362 – Lift High the Cross

Refrain Lift high the cross, the love of Christ proclaim, Till all the world adore His sacred Name. 1 Come, Christians, follow where our Captain trod, Our King victorious, Christ, the Son of God. 2 Led on their way by this triumphant sign, The hosts of God in conquering ranks combine. 3 All newborn soldiers … Continue reading

363 – Lord, Whose Love in Humble Service

1 Lord, whose love in humble service Bore the weight of human need, Who upon the cross, forsaken, Worked Your mercy’s perfect deed: We, Your servants, bring the worship Not of voice alone, but heart; Consecrating to Your purpose Every gift which You impart. 2 Still Your children wander homeless; Still the hungry cry for … Continue reading

364 – O Jesus Christ, to You

1 O Jesus Christ, to You may hymns be rising In every city for Your love and care; Inspire our worship, grant the glad surprising That Your blest Spirit brings men everywhere. 2 Grant us new courage sacrificial humble Strong in Your strength to venture and to dare, To lift the fallen, guide the feet … Continue reading