“Missionary Gems” — A collection of short poems
Compiled from various sources — Gospel Trumpet Company
Once Africa sat in darkness,
Too blind to unfasten her doors;
Not knowing the strength that was in her,
Not knowing the wealth of her stores.
In lands where the Master was honored
A tender compassion was stirred,
And many the lives that were given
To open those doors to the Word.
Today there is entrance; wide open
The doors now invitingly stand,
And science and commerce are bearing
Their torches across the dark land.
And Christ, the Redeemer of nations,
Is bidding us rise in His might,
And carry to Africa’s children
The Gospel of blessing and light.