The King's call

A call comes ringing from the throne

Author: Harriet E. Jones
Tune: KEW GARDENS
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 A call comes ringing from the throne,
O Christian, do you hear?
It comes to all our Savior’s own,
Go, preach a Savior near.

Refrain:
Go forth, go forth, with armor on,
And crimson flag unfurled;
Obey the call, the kingly call,
Go forth and win the world.

2 A Savior near, dear souls to save,
Go tell it far and wide;
It was for this His life He gave,
The matchless Crucified. [Refrain]

3 Go forth a brave, united band,
All girded for the fray;
Stand firm until you take the land,
And thus the call obey. [Refrain]



Source: The Cyber Hymnal #721

Author: Harriet E. Jones

Harriet E. Rice Jones, 1823-1915 Born: Ap­ril 18, 1823, Pom­pey Hol­low, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Died: 1915, Bing­ham­ton, New York. Buried: Oran Com­mun­i­ty Church Cem­e­te­ry, Pom­pey, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Daughter of El­e­a­zer Rice, Jones lived in Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Her girl­hood was spent on a farm, re­ceiv­ing what ed­u­ca­tion the count­ry schools and one term at high school could pro­vide. She was al­ways fond of read­ing, and was a great sing­er, with a clear ring­ing voice. On Ju­ly 7, 1844, she mar­ried a son of Rev. Ze­nas Jones; her hus­band died in 1879. Her song writ­ing ca­reer b­egan when her po­e­try came to the at­ten­tion of Dr. M. J. Mun­… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A call comes ringing from the throne
Title: The King's call
Author: Harriet E. Jones
Refrain First Line: Go forth, go forth, with armor on

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #721
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)



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