Christians, lo, the fields are whitening

Christians, lo, the fields are whitening

Author: R. G. Staples
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: R. G. Staples

Robert Griffin Staples. He was born Robert Griffin on January 24, 1833 in Washington DC. Both of his parents died in a carriage accident when he was an infant; he was then adopted by his mother's sister, Mary Ann King, and her husband, Samuel Johnson Staples and he was given the name Robert Griffin Staples. He was a captain in the Union Army during the Civil War and after the war was promoted to Major. He then worked as chief clerk in the Portsmouth United States Navy Yard. Religion was an important part of his life, as well as music. He died June 20, 1891 in Portsmouth, VA. Dianne Shapiro, from Jean Brickey (great-granddaughter) Go to person page >

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First Line: Christians, lo, the fields are whitening
Author: R. G. Staples
Refrain First Line: Toil on, toil on

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Garnered Gems of Sunday School Song #36

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Holy Voices for the Sunday School, and other services of the church #176

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Loving Voices: for Sunday-school, church and home circle #29

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Redeemer's Praise: for the Sunday-school, church and family #75

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Songs of the Cross, for the Sabbath-school #77

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The Epworth Hymnal No. 2 #183

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Windows of Heaven: hymns new and old for the church, sunday school and home (New ed.) #111

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