Find Something to Do

Find something to do for the Savior

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Tune: [Find something to do for the Savior]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Find something to do for the Savior,
There’s so much of work to be done;
Our hands should be busy with labor
From morning till setting of sun.

Away to the golden reaping haste,
For want of the lab’rers the harvests waste:
Awaken, ye sleepers, go forth with the reapers,
Find something, find something to do.

2 The task which an angel might covet
Is given to you and to me;
Co-laborers here with the Savior
For winning his lost ones are we. [Chorus]

3 Why stand ye here all the day idle?
The Master’s commission is plain;
Go forth with the sickle and gather
Great sheaves of the rich, ripened grain. [Chorus]

Source: Sunday School Voices, No.2 #10

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris

Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by." Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Find something to do for the Savior
Title: Find Something to Do
Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Refrain First Line: Away to the golden reaping haste
Publication Date: 1913
Copyright: Public Domain


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Sunday School Voices, No.2 #10

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