The Master hath come, and he calls us to follow
The Master hath come, and he calls us to follow. Sarah Doudney* (1841-1926).
This children’s hymn was first published in a Sunday School Union book, Songs of Gladness (1871). Although other hymns from this book were included in Doudney’s Psalms of Life (1871) this one was not (perhaps because it was written too late for inclusion).
It had six 4-line stanzas, sometimes printed as 8-line ones to accommodate the Welsh tune THE ASH GROVE, which is found in many recent books:
The Master hath come, and He calls us to follow The track of the footprints He leaves on our way;Far over the mountain and through the deep hollow, The path leads us on to the mansions of day;The Master hath called...
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