Scripture Verse

Obey the voice of the Lord thy God, and do His commandments and His statutes. Deuteronomy 27:10


Words: J. Straub, in Mur­ray’s Songs for Sun­day Schools and Gos­pel Meet­ings (Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts: White & Smith, 1876), page 28.

Music: Udon Tha­ni So­lo­mon W. Straub (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know So­lo­mon or J. Straub’s full name, or where to get good pho­tos of them (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els),


Shall peace on earth be wait­ing,
Shall man with man con­tend,
While Je­sus stands in­vit­ing
The soul to love’s blest end?


By love and sweet sub­mis­sion,
The Mas­ter’s voice ob­ey;
Come, join the heav’n­ly mis­sion,
And watch and work and pray!

Shall pass­ion still be able
From truth to lead as­tray?
Shall from the Lord’s free ta­ble
The hun­gry turn away?


Nay, on Thine al­tar ho­ly,
With un­reser­vèd mind,
To Christ and God all glo­ry;
Help us our hearts to bind.