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Go work today in my vineyard, The Master is saying

Go work today in my vineyard, The Master is saying

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [Go work today in my vineyard]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 “Go work today in my vineyard,”
The Master is saying to you;
If you have heard the injunction,
Say what are you going to do?

Go work today in my vineyard,
Go now, no longer delay;
Go work, the Master is calling,
Go work in my vineyard today.

2 Go work where you are most needed,
Pine not on some mission to roam;
While some may preach to the heather,
Your mission may be in your home. [Refrain]

3 Go work, no time to be idle,
For life is but short at the best.
If now you honestly labor,
Sometime you more sweetly may rest. [Refrain]

4 Go work today in my vineyard,
Go work for and work with your Lord;
If you give Him your best service
He’ll give you at last your reward. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #51

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

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First Line: Go work today in my vineyard, The Master is saying
Author: Johnson Oatman