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785. He Understands; He'll Say, "Well Done"

1 If when you give the best of your service,
Telling the world that the Savior is come;
Be not dismayed when men don't believe you;
He understands; and say, "Well done."

Oh, when I come to the end of my journey,
Weary of life and the battle is won;
Carrying the staff and the cross of redemption,
He'll understand, and say, "Well done."

2 Misunderstood, the Savior of sinners,
Hung on the cross; he was God's only Son;
Oh! hear him call his Father in heav'n,
"Not my will, but thine be done." [Refrain]

3 If when this life of labor is ended,
And the reward of the race you have run;
Oh! the sweet rest prepared for faithful,
Will be his blest and final "Well done." [Refrain]

4 But if you try and fail in your trying,
Hands sore and scarred from the work you've begun;
Take up your cross, run quickly to meet him;
He'll understand; he'll say, "Well done." [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: If when you give the best of your service
Title: He Understands; He'll Say, "Well Done"
Author: Lucie E. Campbell, 1885-1963
Refrain First Line: Oh, when I come to the end of my journey
Meter: 10 10 10 8 with refrain
Publication Date: 2012
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: All Souls: November 2nd; Funeral: Sacraments; Commitment (8 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: Lucie E. Campbell, 1885-1963
Meter: 10 10 10 8 with refrain
Key: E♭ Major

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