Lord, when we cast our eyes abroad

Lord, when we cast our eyes abroad

Author: John Dobell
Published in 16 hymnals

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1 Lord, when we cast our eyes abroad,
And see on heathen altars slain,
Poor helpless babes for sacrifice,
To purge their parents' dismal stain;

2 We can't behold such horrid deeds
Without a groan of ardent pray'r;
And while each heart in anguish bleeds,
We cry, Lord, send thy gospel there.

3 For them we pray, for them we wait,
To them thy great salvation show;
thy harvest, Lord, is truly great,
But faithful labourers are few.

4 O send out preachers, gracious Lord,
Among that dark, bewilder'd race;
Open their eyes, and bless thy word,
And call them by thy sov'reign grace.

5 Then shall they shout thy honour'd name,
And sound thy matchless praise abroad;
And we will join them in the theme,
Salvation to our risen God.

Source: Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #542

Author: John Dobell

Dobell, John, b. 1757, d. May, 1840, was a port-gauger under the Board of Excise, at Poole, Dorset, and a person of some local note. In 1806 he published:— A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns for Private, Family, and Public Worship (Many Original) from more than two hundred of the best Authors in England, Scotland, Ireland, and America, Arranged in alphabetical order; Intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns. By John Dobell. Lond., Williams and Smith, 1806. Subsequently this Selection was increased to "More than Eight Hundred" hymns, and the wording of the title-page was changed in several instances. Dobell's account of this work is:— "The hymns here presented to the public I have collected from m… Go to person page >

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A New Selection of Nearly Eight Hundred Evangelical Hymns, from More than 200 Authors in England, Scotland, Ireland, & America, including a great number of originals, alphabetically arranged #432aPage Scan
A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the best authors; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations (21st ed. with an appendix) #470Page Scan
A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns ... intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Tunes #432Page Scan
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d280
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d182
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d390
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #542Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d467
Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #542TextPage Scan
Hymns: original and selected, for public and private worship in the Evangelical Lutheran Church (16th rev. ed.) #542Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #542Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #542Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #542Page Scan
Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: adapted to private and public worship, selected from various authors #417Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #589Page Scan
The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems: being chiefly a collection (3rd ed. rev.) #CLXXIXPage Scan



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