Work in the Light

Cheerily on, O endeavorers, away

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Cheerily on, O Endeavorers, away]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Cheerily on, O Endeav’rers, away,
White are the fields for the harvest today;
Cheerily on, while the summer is bright,
Faithfully still our duty fulfill, go, work in the light.

Work in the light, be firm and true,
Keeping our pledge forever in view;
Eager to learn and ready to do our Lord’s command;
Lifting the soul oppressed into the calm of rest,
Heeding the call that speaks to all, go, work today.

2 Cheerily on, O Endeav’rers, to win
Perishing souls from the desert of sin;
Hopefully on, while the morning is bright,
Patiently still our mission fulfill, go, work in the light. [Refrain]

3 Cheerily on, O Endeav’rers, be strong,
God and the Church is our watchword and song;
Prayerfully on, while our noontide is bright,
Fervently still our calling fulfill, go, work in the light. [Refrain]

4 Cheerily on, for the Master we love,
Gathering sheaves for his garner above;
Trustfully on, with our mansion in sight,
Joyfully still the message fulfill, go, work in the light. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #100

Author: Fanny Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: Cheerily on, O endeavorers, away
Title: Work in the Light
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Work in the light, be firm and true
Copyright: Public Domain



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