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Harvest time is here

Glad is the song that the reapers sing

Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel
Tune: [Glad is the song that the reapers sing]
Published in 15 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Glad is the song that the reapers sing,
As they are joyfully mowing!
Hither and thither they bend and swing,
Zeal to the efforts bestowing;
Louder and sweeter the echoes ring,
Patience and loyalty showing,
As in the field the sickle they wield,
Gathering sheaves for the King.

Refrain:
Far and wide, in its waving pride,
Does the field all golden, rich and ripe appear;
And lo! the sun is high in the cloudless sky;
Then awake, and arouse,
For the harvest-time is here;
Awake, awake,
For the harvest-time is here.

2 Bright is the sun, and the sky is clear,
Swiftly the moments are flying;
Harken! the voice of the Master hear,
Loudly for laborers crying;
While in the markets, afar and near,
Many are waiting, denying
Service they might, with joy and delight,
Give ere the shadows appear. [Refrain]

3 Look ye, the harvest is truly great,
Golden and ripe it is gleaming!
Wondrously wide is thy Lord’s estate,
In its magnificence teeming;
Reapers are needed, and still you wait,
Idle and carelessly dreaming!
Go ye to-day, and reap while ye may!
Go, ere you enter too late! [Refrain]

Source: Make Christ King: a selection of high class gospel music for use in general worship and special evangelistic meetings #161

Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel

Pseudonymns: C. D. Emerson, S. B. Jackson, Jennie Ree  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Glad is the song that the reapers sing
Title: Harvest time is here
Author: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel
Refrain First Line: Far and wide in its waving pride

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)
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Assembly Songs #167

Coronation Hymns #236

Enduring Hymns #d47

Glory Songs #d49

Gospel Bells #d47

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Great Revival Hymns #177

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Great Revival Hymns No.2 #183

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Herald of Praise #163

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Make Christ King #161

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Make Christ King #178

Praise and Service #d42

Songs of Salvation and Service. #d57

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Songs of Salvation and Service. Revised #164

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The Golden Sheaf No. 2 #120

Wonderful Jesus and Other Songs #168

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