Cast Thy Bread Upon the Waters

Cast thy bread upon the waters Thinking not 'tis thrown away

Author: Phoebe A. Hanaford
Published in 125 hymnals

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1 Cast thy bread upon the waters,
Thinking not 'tis thrown away;
God Himself saith, thou shalt gather
It again some future day.

2 Cast thy bread upon the waters;
Wildly though the billows roll,
They but aid thee as thou toilest
Truth to spread from pole to pole.

Source: International Song Service: with Bright Gems from fifty authors, for Sunday-schools, gospel meetings, missionary and young people's societies, prayer-meetings, etc. #199

Author: Phoebe A. Hanaford

Hanaford, Phoebe A., née Coffin, daughter of George F. Coffin, was born at Nantucket Island, May 6, 1829. Mrs. Hanaford is an Universalist, and one of their recognized ministers. Her hymn "Cast thy bread upon the waters" (Work and Wait), is in the Laudes Domini, N.Y., 1884, and other American collections. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

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First Line: Cast thy bread upon the waters Thinking not 'tis thrown away
Title: Cast Thy Bread Upon the Waters
Author: Phoebe A. Hanaford
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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