444. O Zion, Haste, Your Mission High Fulfilling

1 O Zion, haste, your mission high fulfilling,
to tell to all the world that God is light,
that he who made all nations is not willing
one soul should perish, lost in shades of night.

Refrain:
Publish glad tidings, tidings of peace,
tidings of Jesus, redemption, and release.

2 Behold how many thousands still are lying,
bound in the darksome prison-house of sin,
with none to tell them of the Savior's dying,
or of the life he died for them to win. (Refrain)

3 Proclaim to ev'ry people, tongue, and nation
that God, in whom they live and move, is love;
tell how he stooped to save his lost creation,
and died on earth that we might live in love. (Refrain)

3 Give of your sons to bear the message glorious;
give of your wealth to speed them on their way;
pour out your soul for them in prayer victorious,
and all your spending Jesus will repay. (Refrain)

Text Information
First Line: O Zion, haste, your mission high fulfilling
Title: O Zion, Haste, Your Mission High Fulfilling
Author: Mary Ann Thomson (1868; alt.)
Meter: 11.10.11.10.
Scripture: Acts 13:32; Romans 10:12-15; 2 Corinthians 5:18-21
Topic: Free Offer of the Gospel
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Publish glad tidings
Tune Information
Name: TIDINGS
Composer: James Walch (1875)
Meter: 11.10.11.10.
Key: B♭ Major



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