The Christian Mission

Brother, you may work for Jesus

Author: Tullius C. O'Kane
Published in 20 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Brother, you may work for Jesus,
God has given you a place
In some portion of His vineyard,
And will give sustaining grace.
He has bidden you "Go labor."
And has promised a reward;
Even joy and life eternal
In the kingdom of your Lord,
In the kingdom of your Lord.

2 Brother, you may pray to Jesus
In your closet and at home;
In the village, in the city,
Or wherever you may roam.
Pray that God may send the Spirit
Into some dear sinner's heart.
And that in his soul's salvation
You may bear some humble part.
You may bear some humble part.

3 Sister, you may "sing for Jesus,"
O, how precious is His love!
Praise Him for His boundless blessings
Ever coming from above.
Sing how Jesus died to save you,
How your sins and guilt He bore;
How His blood hath sealed your pardon;
"Sing for Jesus" evermore.
"Sing for Jesus" evermore.

4 Brother, you may live for Jesus,
Him who died that you may live;
O, then all your ransomed powers
Cheerful to His service give.
Thus for Jesus you may labor,
And for Jesus sing and pray;
Consecrate your life to Jesus;
Love and serve Him every day.
Love and serve Him every day.

Source: International Song Service: with Bright Gems from fifty authors, for Sunday-schools, gospel meetings, missionary and young people's societies, prayer-meetings, etc. #89

Author: Tullius C. O'Kane

O'Kane, Tullius Clinton, an American writer, born March 10, 1830, is the author of "O sing of Jesus, Lamb of God" (Redemption); and "Who, who are these beside the chilly wave?" (Triumph in Death), in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1878 and 1881. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Brother, you may work for Jesus
Title: The Christian Mission
Author: Tullius C. O'Kane
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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Every Sabbath #32

Hallowed Songs #d41

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #824

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d136

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Imperial Songs #86

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International Song Service #89

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International Song Service #83b

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Our New Hymnal #473

Silver Star Song Echo, containing Temperance, Nursery, Kindergarten and Minstrel Songs #d6

Song Life for Sunday Schools #d22

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Song Sermons for General Use and Special Services #178

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Songs for Worship #150a

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Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations #598

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Songs of the Covenant #165

The Association Hymn Book #d13

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #1068

The Singing Pilgrim #d20

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