Christian Brother, o'er the Main

Christian brethren, o'er the main

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Christian brother over the main]
Published in 10 hymnals

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1. Christian brother o’er the main
Carry the news of Jesus;
Go where night and darkness reign
Lovingly haste away.

Carry the news o’er waters blue,
Perishing souls are waiting for you;
Stretching their hands, they plead for light,
Blessèd Gospel light.

2. Onward quickly, hear their cry
Over the deep resounding;
Save the millions ere they die,
Earnestly haste away. [Refrain]

3. Tell of Judah’s Morning Star,
Peacefully, calmly shining;
Spread its beams o’er climes afar,
Pray’rfully haste away. [Refrain]

4. Christian brethren, preach the Word,
Publish a free salvation;
Lo, in Heav’n your bright reward;
Joyfully haste away. [Refrain]

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton, Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Alice Monteith, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Southeast, Putnam County, N. Y., March 24, 1820. She became… Go to person page >

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First Line: Christian brethren, o'er the main
Title: Christian Brother, o'er the Main
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Carry the news o'er waters blue
Copyright: Public Domain