457. Work, for the Night Is Coming

1 Work, for the night is coming,
Work thro' the morning hours;
Work while the dew is sparkling,
Work 'mid springing flow'rs.
Work when the day grows brighter,
Under the glowing sun;
Work, for the night is coming,
When man's work is done.

2 Work for the night is coming,
Work thro' the sunny noon;
Fill brightest hours with labor--
Rest comes sure and soon.
Give every flying minute
Something to keep in store;
Work, for the night is coming,
When man works no more.

3 Work for the night is coming,
Under the sunset skies:
While their bright tints are glowing,
Work, for daylight flies.
Work till the last beam fadeth,
Fadeth to shine no more;
Work, while the night is dark'ning,
When man's work is o'er.

Text Information
First Line: Work, for the night is coming
Title: Work, for the Night Is Coming
Author: Annie L. Coghill
Publication Date: 1980
Scripture: ;
Topic: Admonition
Tune Information
Name: [Work for the night is coming]
Composer: Lowell Mason
Key: E♭ Major



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