Go work in my vineyard today, why stand

Go work in my vineyard today, why stand

Tune: [Go work in my vineyard today]
Published in 14 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Go work in my vineyard today,
Why stand ye so idle around?
The day is far gone and the night cometh on,
Why not with the lab’rers be found?

Refrain:
Why not today? why not today?
Work in my vineyard today:
For the day is far gone and the night cometh on,
Go work in my vineyard today.

2 Go work in my vineyard today,
Be earnest, be active, be strong;
Go forth in his might who will honor the right,
And give thee thy wages ere long. [Refrain]

3 Go work in my vineyard today,
Precious souls may be brought by thy love
From the darkness of night to his marvellous light,
To a home with the ransom’d above. [Refrain]

4 Go work in my vineyard today,
Go honor thy Master and Lord;
All thy talents improve by thy labor of love,
And heaven shall be thy reward. [Refrain]

Source: Precious Hymns for Times of Refreshing and Revival #15

Text Information

First Line: Go work in my vineyard today, why stand
Refrain First Line: Why not today

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A Shaker Hymnal #ad32

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