Lord of the harvest, hear Thy needy servants' cry

Lord of the harvest, hear Thy needy servants' cry

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 174 hymnals

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1 Lord of the harvest, hear
Thy needy servants' cry;
Answer our faith's effectual prayer,
And all our wants supply.

2 On Thee we humbly wait,
Our wants are in Thy view;
The harvest, Lord, is truly great,
The labourers are few.

3 Anoint and send forth more
Into Thy Church abroad,
Thy Spirit on their spirits pour,
And make them strong for God.

4 O let them spread Thy Name,
Their mission fully prove;
Thy universal grace proclaim,
Thine all-redeeming love.

Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, 1871

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord of the harvest, hear Thy needy servants' cry
Author: Charles Wesley
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English

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The Cyber Hymnal #3889
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Small Church Music #6771
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Small Church Music #6771Audio
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