Bring them in

Christians, wake, no longer sleep

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Christians, wake, no longer sleep]
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1 Christian, wake, no longer sleep:
Shall we rest while others weep?
Shall we sit with folded hands,
When the Lord Himself commands?

Go and work! this hour begin;
Go and seek the lost to win;
From the dark abodes of sin,
To the feast, O bring them in!

2 Do we love the Saviour's name?
Can our faith His promise claim?
Have we pledged to Him our all?
Shall we not obey His call" [Chorus]

3 Do we trust Him as we ought?
Do we live as He has taught?
Are we His, and His alone?
Let our faith by works be shown. [Chorus]

4 There's a cross that we must bear
If the crown we hope to wear:
Onward then, with vigor new;
Time is short, the days are few. [Chorus]

Source: Hallowed Hymns, New and Old #60

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: Christians, wake, no longer sleep
Title: Bring them in
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: Go and work, this hour begin



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