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694. Bringing in the Sheaves

1 Sowing in the morning, sowing seeds of kindness,
Sowing in the noontide and the dewy eve;
Waiting for the harvest, and the time of reaping,
We shall come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves.

Refrain:
Bringing in the sheaves, bringing in the sheaves,
We shall come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves;
Bringing in the sheaves, bringing in the sheaves,
We shall come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves.

2 Sowing in the sunshine, sowing in the shadows,
Fearing neither clouds nor winter’s chilling breeze;
By and by the harvest, and the labor ended,
We shall come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves. [Refrain]

3 Going forth with weeping, sowing for the Master,
Though the loss sustained our spirit often grieves;
When our weeping’s over, He will bid us welcome,
We shall come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Sowing in the morning, sowing seeds of kindness
Title: Bringing in the Sheaves
Author: Knowles Shaw (1874)
Meter: 12.11.12.11.10.11.10.11
Scripture: Psalm 126:6
Topic: Sowing/Reaping
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Bringing_in_the_Sheaves); The Cyber Hymnal (http://www.hymntime.com/tch/htm/b/r/bringing.htm)
Refrain First Line: Bringing in the sheaves, bringing in the sheaves
Tune Information
Name: [Sowing in the morning, sowing seeds of kindness]
Composer: George A. Minor (1880)
Meter: 12.11.12.11.10.11.10.11
Key: C Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Bringing_in_the_Sheaves); The Cyber Hymnal (http://www.hymntime.com/tch/htm/b/r/bringing.htm)



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