Do something for somebody every day

Do something for somebody every day

Author: Civilla D. Martin
Tune: [Do something for somebody every day]
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Do something for somebody ev’ry day,
To help them along in the heavenly way;
A “living epistle” are you for God,
A witness for Jesus the glorified Lord.

Refrain:
Do something for somebody ev’ry day,
Go scatter some blessing along life’s way;
Give help to thy neighbor, be watchful, pray;
Do something for somebody ev’ry day,

2 Do something for somebody ev’ry day,
The one by your side may be far from life’s way;
Then bring him to Jesus this very hour,
His love has redeem’d you, go tell of his pow’r. [Refrain]

3 Do something for somebody ev’ry day,
You may not do much, you can speak, you can pray;
Whatever is done for the blessed Lord,
Sometime, ‘tis his promise, receives a reward. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of the Gospel No. 3: for use in religious meetings #72

Author: Civilla D. Martin

Martin, Civilla Durfee (Jordan Falls, Nova Scotia, August 21, 1866--March 9, 1948, Atlanta, Georgia). Daughter of James N. and Irene (Harding) Holden. She married Rev. John F. Geddes, Congregational minister of Coventryvilee, N.Y. at Jordan Falls Methodist Church, Shelbourne Co., Nova Scotia, on May 19, 1891. There is thus far no information about their marriage and its end. After several years of teaching school, she married Walter Stillman Martin, a Baptist minister, and traveled with him in evangelistic work. However, because of frail health, she was compelled to remain home much of the time. In 1916, they became members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). They had one son, A.G. Martin. In her writing, she used only her initia… Go to person page >

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First Line: Do something for somebody every day
Author: Civilla D. Martin

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