Go, Ye Messengers of Glory

Author: John Taylor

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1. Go, ye messengers of glory;
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1. Go, ye messengers of glory;
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Run, ye legates of the skies;
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Run, ye legates of the skies.
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Go and tell the pleasing story
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Go and tell the pleasing story
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That a glorious angel flies;
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That a glorious angel flies,
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Great and mighty,
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Great and mighty, Great and mighty,
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Great and mighty,
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With a message from the skies.
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With a message from the skies.
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2. Go to every tribe and nation;
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2. Go to ev’ry tribe and nation;
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Visit every land and clime;
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Visit ev’ry land and clime.
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Sound to all the proclamation;
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Sound to all the proclamation;
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Tell to all the truth sublime:
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Tell to all the truth sublime:
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That the gospel,
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That the gospel, That the gospel
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That the gospel
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Does in ancient glory shine.
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Does in ancient glory shine.
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3. Go, to all the gospel carry;
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3. Go, to all the gospel carry;
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Let the joyful news abound;
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Let the joyful news abound.
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Go till every nation hear you,
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Go till ev’ry nation hear you,
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Jew and Gentile greet the sound.
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Jew and Gentile greet the sound.
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Let the gospel,
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Let the gospel, Let the gospel
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Let the gospel
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Echo all the earth around.
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Echo all the earth around.
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4. Bearing seed of heavenly virtue,
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4. Bearing seed of heav’nly virtue,
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Scatter it o’er all the earth;
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Scatter it o’er all the earth.
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Go! Jehovah will support you,
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Go! Jehovah will support you;
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Gather all the sheaves of worth.
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Gather all the sheaves of worth.
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Then, with Jesus,
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Then, with Jesus, Then, with Jesus
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Then, with Jesus
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Reign in glory on the earth.
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Reign in glory on the earth.
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The text of this song is in public domain (originally published before 1927, or published before 1964 and not renewed).