The Son of Man goes forth today

The Son of Man goes forth today

Author: H. H. Barstow
Tune: ST. LEONARD (Hiles)
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1. The Son of Man goes forth today
With slow and toilsome pace,
By hedge and curb, in mine and wood,
The shepherdless to trace;
Through gleaming square and alley dim,
High hall and basement low,
Where goes the Son of Man today
Let those who serve Him go.

2. The Son of Man goes forth today,
His eyes suffused with pain,
Where children’s toil and virtue’s worth
Are marketed for gain.
On them, in wrath ’gainst ruthless greed
He lays the millstone’s woe:
Where goes the Son of Man today
Let those who serve Him go.

3. The Son of Man goes forth today,
Up Calvary’s rocky slope;
His ancient wounds gush forth afresh,
Mankind’s eternal hope.
O Church of God, behold the Man!
Your Lord and pattern know!
Where goes the Son of Man today
Let those who serve Him go.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6204

Author: H. H. Barstow

Barstow, Henry Hayden. (Rochester, NY, December 31, 1866--November 19, 1944). Presbyterian minister. the son of Homer A. and Isabelle Adgate Barstow, he was educated at Rochester University, A.B. 1893, and Auburn Theological Seminary, B.D. 1898. Rochester later honored him with a D.D. He served in pastorates at Caledonia, NY (1900-1907), Westminster Church, Rochester, NY (1913-1920), Calvary Church, Auburn, NY (1920-1934), Union Springs, NY (1934-1939), and the Federated Church, McLean, Tompkins County, NY (1939-1942). He married Submit Jameson Smith on December 12, 1899. For a time he edited Auburn Seminary's Chapel Bell. From 1907 to 1913, he edited publications of the New York Anti-Saloon League. From early school days, he wrote verse… Go to person page >

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Author: H. H. Barstow

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