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728. Work, For the Night Is Coming

1 Work, for the night is coming;
Work through the morning hours;
Work while the dew is sparkling;
Work 'mid springing flowers;
Work while 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 through the sunny noon;
Fill brightest hours with labor,
Rest comes sure and soon;
Give ev'ry 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.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Work, for the night is coming
Title: Work, For the Night Is Coming
Author: Anna L. Coghill, 1861
Publication Date: 1961
Scripture: John 9:4
Topic: Christian Service; Death: Anticipated; Hymns for Informal Occasions (2 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: [Work, for the night is coming]
Composer: Lowell Mason
Key: F Major



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