Oh, Innumerable the Masses

Oh, innumerable the masses
People everywhere

Oh, innumerable the masses
People everywhere
Full of burdens, full of stresses
Loaded down by care

Men are passing on unheeded
To a lost eternity
Nought to stop them, nought to warn them
Of their hopeless destiny!

Thou, O child of God, commissioned
In this world to shine–a light
In this world to be a beacon
Beaming forth in sins dark night

Why the beacon sadly failing?
Why the candle ever dim?
Lo the people go unheeding
Nought to turn their hearts from sin!

All around the light is fading
Child of God, hear people cry
As they meet their God and Maker
No-one said–“Prepare to die!”

‘Tis an awesome pledge God gave thee
Beacon for the world to see
Pure and holy, always pointing
To the Lord to set men free

Oh innumerable the masses
People everywhere
Full of burdens, full of stresses
Loaded down by care

Men are passing on unheeded
To a lost eternity
Will you stop them? Will you warn them?
Point the lost to Calvary.

~ Jenny Daniel

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