433. Rise Up, O Church of God

1 Rise up, O Church of God!
Have done with lesser things;
Give heart and mind and soul and strength
To serve the King of kings.

2 Rise up, O Church of God!
His kingdom tarries long;
Bring in the day of brotherhood
And end the night of wrong.

3 Rise up, O sons of God!
The Church for you doth wait,
Her strength unequal to her task,
Rise up, and make her great!

4 Lift high the cross of Christ!
Tread where His feet have trod;
As foll'wers of the Son of Man,
Rise up, O Church of God!

Text Information
First Line: Rise up, O Church of God!
Title: Rise Up, O Church of God
Author: William P. Merrill (alt.)
Meter: S.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1997
Topic: The Living Church: Renewal and Revival
Notes: Includes optional last stanza setting and optional choral ending
Tune Information
Composer: Aaron Williams
Arranger: Joseph Barlowe
Meter: S.M.
Key: F Major
Copyright: Arr. © 1997 by Integrity's Hosanna! Music and Word Music (a div. of WORD MUSIC)

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