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1 Tune-Sacred Songs and Solos, No. 1. 3

Tune--S. S. & S., No. 3. Ho, my comrades ! see the signal I AM so glad that our Father in sky!

heaven Reinforcements now appearing, Tells of His love in the Book He has Victory is nigh!

given: "Hold the Fort, for I am coming,” Wonderful things in the Bible I see; Jesus signals still!

This is the dearest,thatJesus loves me. Wave the answer back to heaven, “By Thy grace we will."

I am so glad that Jesus loves me, 2 See the mighty host advancing,

Jesus loves me, Jesus loves me, even me. Satan leading on:

2 Mighty men around us falling, Though I forget Him, and wander Courage almost gone !


Still He doth love me wherever I 3 See the glorious banner waving! Hear the trumpet blow!

stray; In our Leader's name we'll triumph Back to His dear loving arms do I flee,

When I remember that Jesus loves me. Over every foe!

3 4 Fierce and long the battle rages, But our help is near :

Oh, if there's only one song I can sing,

Ι Onward comes our great Commander,

When in His beauty I see the great Cheer, my comrades, cheer!


This shall my song in eternity be, 2 Tune-8. S. & S., No. 2.

“Oh, what a wonder that Jesus loves THERE is a gate that stands ajar, And through its portals gleam

4. A radiance from the cross afar, [ing Jesus loves me, and I know I love Him; The Saviour's love revealing.

Love brought Him down my poor soul
Oh, depth of mercy ! can it be
That gate was left ajar for me?

to redeem;
For me, for me, for me, for me? Yes, it was love made Him die on the
Was left ajar for me!

tree: 2 That gate ajar stands free for all Oh, I am certain that Jesus loves me ! Who seek through it salvation;

5 The rich and poor, the great and If one should ask of me, how can I tell;

Of every tribe and nation. [small, Glory to Jesus, I know very well! 3 Press onward then, though foes may God's Holy Spirit with mine doth frown,

agree, While mercy's gate is open; Constantly witnessing Jesus loves me. Accept the cross, and win the crown,

6 Love's everlasting token.

In this assurance I find sweetest rest, 4 Beyond the river's brink we'll lay Trusting in Jesus, I know I am blest;

The cross that here is given, Satan, dismayed, from my soul now And bear the crown of life away,

doth flee,

[me. And love him more in heaven. When I just tell him that Jesus loves


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Tune-S. S. & S., No. 4.

Go think of it calmly, when curtained Go work in My vineyard!” there's by night;

[right. plenty to do; [ers are few; Go tell it to Jesus, and all will be The harvest is great, and the labour- 2 Go tell it to Jesus, He knoweth thy There's weeding, and fencing, and grief;

[relief: clearing of roots,

Go tell it to Jesus, He'll send thee And ploughing, and sowing, and

Go gather the sunshine He sheds on gathering the fruits.

the way;

[one, pray. There are foxes to take, there are He'll lighten thy burden-go, weary

wolves to destroy, Allages and ranks I can fully employ: 3 Hearts growing a-weary with heavier I've sheep to be tended, and lambs

[comfort them, go! to be fed;

Now droop 'mid the darkness-go,

[ones led. The lost must be gathered, the weary

Go bury thy sorrow, let others be blest;

[Jesus the rest. Go work, go work, go work in My vineyard;

Go give them the sunshine, tell there's plenty to do; Go work, go work, the harvest is great, and the labourers are few.

Tune-S. S. & S., No. 6. 6

H_to be over yonder, * 2 Go work in My vineyard !” I claim

In that bright land of wonder, thee as Mine; (that is thine, Where the angel voices mingle, and With blood did I buy thee and all

the angel harps do ring ; Thy time and thy talents, thy loftiest To be free from care and sorrow, powers,

[hours :

And the anxious dread to-morrow, Thy warmest affections, thy sunniest To rest in light and sunshine in the I willingly yielded My kingdom for thee,

(the tree;

presence of the King !

2 The song of archangels-to hang on

Oh to be over yonder ! In pain and temptation, in anguish

My longing heart grows fonder and shame,

[I claim. Oi looking to the far-off east, to see I paid thy full ransom: My purchase

the day-star bring 3 “Go work in My vineyard !” oh,

Some tidings of the awaking, [ing :

Of the cloudless, pure day breakwork while 'tis day! The bright hours of sunshine are

My heart is yearning-yearning forthe hastening away,

coming of the King. And night's gloomy shadows are

3 Oh, to be over yonder! gathering fast; [ever be past.

Alas! I sigh and ponder-Then the time for our labour will

Why clings this poor weak heart Begin in the morning and toil all the

of mine to any earthly thing ? day; (wages I'll pay;

For each earthly tie must sever, Thy strength I'll supply, and thy

And pass away for ever : And blessed, thrice blessed, the dili. There's no more separation in the pregent few,

[them to do. sence of the King. Who finish the labour I've given 4 Oh, when shall I be dwelling 5 Tune-S. S. & S., No. 5.

Where angel voices, swelling Go bury thy sorrow, the world hath

* Copyright. By Miss Florence Armstrong. its share;

[care. From The King in His Beauty,” by special Go bury it deeply, go hide it with



In triumphant hallelujahs, make the Of His grace have you received vaulted heavens ring? [ing, Still there's more to follow;

Where the pearly gates are gleam- Oh, the grace the Father shows! And the Morning Star is beam- Still there's more to follow ! ing !

[sence of the King ? Freely He His grace bestows, Oh, when shall I be yonder in the pre- Still there's more to follow. 5 Oh, when shall I be yonder ?

More and more, more and more, The longing growing stronger

Always more to follow;

Oh, His matchless, boundless love! To join in all the praises the redeeméd

Still there's more to follow. ones do sing,

2 Have you felt the Saviour near ? Within those heavenly places, Does His blesséd presence cheer? Where the angels veil their faces

Oh, the love that Jesus shows! In awe and adoration in the presence of the King.

Freely He His love bestows!

3 Have you felt the Spirit's power?6 Oh, I shall soon be yonder,

Falling like the gentle shower ? All lonely as I wander,

Oh, the power the Spirit shows! Waiting for the welcome summons, Freely He His power bestows! longing for the bird's fleet wing.


Tune-3. S. & S., No. 9. Though the midnight may be dreary,

THERE'S a land that is fairer than And the way be long and weary,

day, There's no more shadow yonder in the

And by faith we can see it afar,

For the Father waits over the way, presence of the King. 7 Tune-S. S. & S., No. 7.

To prepare us a dwelling-place there.

In the sweet by-and-by, STANDING by a purpose

true, We shall meet on that beautiful shore; God's

In the sweet by-and-by, Honour them, the faithful few !

We shall meet on that beautiful shore. All hail to Daniel's Band !

2 Dare to be a Daniel! Dare to stand alone! We shall sing on that beautiful shore Dare to have a purpose firm! Dare to make The melodious songs of the blest; it known!

And our spirits shall sorrow no more2 Many mighty men are lost,

Not a sigh for the blessing of rest. Daring not to stand,

3 Who for God had been a host,

To our bountiful Father above
By joining Daniel's Band.

We will offer the tribute of praise, 3 Many giants, great and tall, For the glorious gift of His love, Stalking through the land,

And the blessings that hallow our Headlong to the earth would fall,

days. If met by Daniel's Band !


Tune--S. S. & S., No. 10. 4 Hold the gospel banner high ! I

HEAR Thy welcome voice
On to victory grand !

That calls me, Lord, to Thee, Satan and his host defy,

For cleansing in Thy precious blood
And shout for Daniel's Band ! That flowed on Calvary.
Tune-S. S. & S., No. 8.

I am coming, Lord!

Coming now to Thee! HAVE you on the Lord believed ?

Wash me, cleanse me, in the blocd, Still there's more to follow;

That flowed on Calvary.

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