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Cast thy bread upon the water Find it after many days

Cast thy bread upon the water Find it after many days

Author: Alfred Taylor
Tune: [Cast thy bread upon the waters] (Perkins)
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Cast thy bread upon the waters,
Find it after many days;
Jesus' toiling sons and daughters,
Loud shall sing their harvest praise.

Refrain:
God's own children gladly singing,
Singing songs of harvest home;
Golden sheaves in triumph bringing,
Jesus bids us welcome home.

2 Sow in faith, on God depending,
Ev'n in hardest, poorest soil;
Patient care and labor spending,
God will recompense the toil. [Refrain]

3 Sow in faith, nor ever weary,
Hoping on, and fainting not,
Though the day be dark and dreary,
Reaping soon shall be thy lot. [Refrain]

4 Soon shall cease the time of sowing,
Soon the waiting days be o'er,
Plenteous harvest richly growing,
For God's glory, evermore. [Refrain]

5 Golden sheaves in triumph bringing,
Jesus' reapers hasten home!
Harvest welcome gladly singing,
Jesus meets them as they come. [Refrain]

Source: Calvary Songs #129

Author: Alfred Taylor

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Text Information

First Line: Cast thy bread upon the water Find it after many days
Author: Alfred Taylor
Refrain First Line: God's own children gladly singing

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Instances

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Calvary Songs #129

Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d17

Gems of Sacred Song for Sunday Schools #d8

Songs of Salvation. Work songs #d25

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Sparkling Jewels for the Sunday School #39

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