499. The Master Has Come, and He Calls Us

1 The Master has come, and He calls us to follow
The track of the footprints He leaves on our way;
Far over the mountain and through the deep hollow,
The path leads us on to the mansions of day:
The Master has called us, the children who fear Him,
Who march 'neath Christ's banner, His own little band;
We love Him and seek Him, we long to be near Him,
And rest in the light of His beautiful land.

2 The Master has called us; the road may be dreary,
And dangers and sorrows are strewn on the track;
But God's Holy Spirit shall comfort the weary;
We follow the Savior and cannot turn back.
The Master has called us: tho' doubt and temptation
May compass our journey, we cheerfully sing:
"Press onward, look upward," thro' much tribulation;
The children of Zion must follow their King.

3 The Master has called us in life's early morning,
With spirits as fresh as the dew on the sod;
We turn from the world with its smiles and its scorning,
To cast in our lot with the people of God:
The Master has called us, His sons and His daughters,
We plead for His blessing and trust in His love;
And through the green pastures, beside the still waters,
He'll lead us at last to His kingdom above.

Text Information
First Line: The Master has come, and He calls us to follow
Title: The Master Has Come, and He Calls Us
Author: Sarah Doudney (1871)
Publication Date: 1974
Meter: 12 11 12 11 D.
Scripture: Psalm 23:2; Matthew 4:19; John 11:28
Topic: Christ: Call of; Christ: Leader; Youth Hymns
Tune Information
Name: ASH GROVE
Meter: 12 11 12 11 D.
Key: F Major



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