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45. The Duty that Calls Today

1 Somewhere is waiting a blessed work
That only your hand can do;
Work that the Master in wisdom planned,
And placed in this world for you.

Search for it, find it! God’s holy work;
It never is far away;
Find it by doing with heart and soul
The duty that calls today.

2 Duty may bring you to heights of fame,
Or lead to some lowly vale;
Either will yield you a golden crown;
Then never despair nor fail. [Refrain]

3 Whether you toil in the busy world,
Or brighten some humble place,
Blessed the work of the Master will be,
And rich His abundant grace. [Refrain]

4 Somewhere is waiting—oh, slight it not—
The work that you best can do;
Seek thro’ the pathway of faith and prayer
The mission God meant for you. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Somewhere is waiting a blessed work
Title: The Duty that Calls Today
Author: Lanta Wilson Smith
Refrain First Line: Search for it, find it! God's holy work
Language: English
Publication Date: 1900
Tune Information
Name: [Somewhere is waiting a blessed work]
Composer: J. M. Black


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