458. 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 flowers.
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.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Work, for the night is coming
Title: Work, for the Night Is Coming
Author: Annie L. Coghill, 1836-1907
Adapter: Lowell Mason, 1792-1872
Language: English
Publication Date: 1957
Topic: Activity; The Christian Way of Life: Stewardship and Service
Tune Information
Name: WORK SONG
Composer: Lowell Mason, 1792-1872
Key: F Major



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