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 dark-some 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 every 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.)
Publication Date: 1990
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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