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Do It Now

By the lip, the leaf, the pen

Author: Salathial C. Kirk
Tune: WÜRTEMBURG
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 By the lip, the leaf, the pen,
Speed the Gospel tidings on
To the waiting hearts of men.
What you have to give or say,
Give it now, and say today.

2 Sow a little wayside talk;
Sow a sunny daily walk—
God will watch and nurse the stalk.
Only do the planting thou—
Do it early, do it now.

3 By the purse, the prayer, the song,
Send the blessèd Word along,
Into every land and tongue;
Whatsoe’er it be, or how,
Do it early, do it now.

4 True and steady to the chart,
Hand in hand and heart to heart,
Let us do a hero’s part.
Some may sow and some may plow,
Do it early, do it now.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10972

Author: Salathial C. Kirk

Born: Circa 1847, Near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Died: Circa 1917, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kirk’s works include: Musings Along the Way --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: By the lip, the leaf, the pen
Title: Do It Now
Author: Salathial C. Kirk
Meter: 7.7.7.7.4
Source: Musings Along the Way (Philadelphia: A. H. Sickler & Company, 1900)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #10972
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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