Rise Up O Men of God


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I realize that this post is ridiculously long, and should really be two, maybe even three posts. Alas, I hope you get the chance to catch up on your lost time.

Every student and graduate of The Master’s Seminary is intimately acquainted with the hymn, “Rise Up, O Men of God!” It’s a frequent song we sing together in the seminary choir led by Clayton Erb for Shepherd’s Conference or graduation. There is great theological richness and profundity in the words:

Rise up, O men of God! Have done with lesser things;
Give heart and soul and mind and strength to serve the King of Kings!

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