Wild and lone the prophet's voiceAuthor: Carl P. Daw (1989)
Tune: ABERYSTWYTH (Parry)
Published in 5 hymnals
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1 Wild and lone the prophet's voice
Echoes through the desert still,
Calling us to make a choice,
Bidding us to do God's will:
"Turn from sin and be baptized;
Cleanse your heart and mind and soul.
Quitting all the sins you prized,
Yield your life to God's control.
2 "Bear the fruit repentance sows:
Lives of justice, truth, and love.
Trust no other claim than those;
Set your heart on things above.
Soon the Lord will come in power,
Burning clean the threshing floor:
Then will flames the chaff devour;
Wheat alone shall fill God's store."
3 With such preaching stark and bold
John proclaimed salvation near,
And his timeless warnings hold
Words of hope to all who hear.
So we dare to journey on,
Led by faith through ways untrod,
Till we come at last like John
To behold the Lamb of God.
|First Line:||Wild and lone the prophet's voice|
|Title:||Wild and Lone the Prophet's Voice|
|Author:||Carl P. Daw (1989)|
|Copyright:||Copyright © 1989 by Hope Publishing Company, Carol Stream, IL 60188. All rights reserved. Used by permission.|
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|Instances (5)||First Line||Text Title||Refrain First Line||Authors||Composers||Meter||Scripture||Tune Title||Tune Key||Incipit||Languages||Publication Date|
|Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #163||Wild and lone the prophet's voice||Wild and Lone the Prophet’s Voice||Carl P. Daw Jr.||Joseph Parry||22.214.171.124 D||Isaiah 40:3; Matthew 3:1-12; Mark 1:2-8; Luke 3:2-17; John 1:29; John 1:36||ABERYSTWYTH||d minor or modal||English||2013|
|Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #409||Wild and lone the prophet's voice||Wild and Lone the Prophet's Voice||Carl P. Daw Jr.||Joseph Parry||126.96.36.199 D||Matthew 3:7-9||ABERYSTWYTH||e minor||English||1990|
|Scripture Song Database #4148||[Wild and Lone the Prophet's Voice]||Wild and Lone the Prophet's Voice||Carl P Daw||Matthew 3:12||2008|
|Sing the Faith #2089||Wild and lone the prophet's voice||Wild and Lone the Prophet's Voice||Carl P. Daw, Jr.||David Ashley White||188.8.131.52 D||LA GRANGE||g minor||English||2003|
|The Faith We Sing #2089||Wild and lone the prophet's voice||Wild and Lone the Prophet's Voice||Carl P. Daw, Jr.||David Ashley White||184.108.40.206 D||LA GRANGE (White)||g minor||English||2001|