Hear the Loving Voice

Hear the loving voice of Jesus

Author: J. W. Kounse
Tune: [Hear the loving voice of Jesus]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Hear the loving voice of Jesus,
Saying kindly unto all,
In My vineyard go and labor,
And obey the earnest call.

Work for Jesus in His vineyard
While the morning sun is bright;
For the day will soon be ended,
Soon will fall the shades of night.

2 Give to Jesus faithful labor,
Sow the precious seed divine;
And the fruitage of the harvest
Shall rejoice that heart of thine. [Refrain]

3 We must ever toil for Jesus,
And along the ages dim,
Angel bands will reap the fruitage,
Gathering up the fruit for Him. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10333

Author: J. W. Kounse

John Wesley Kounse, son of Michael Donally, Esq., and Margaret Mary (Reed) Kounse, was born 9 Jul 1851 in Kennan, Monroe Co, WV, and married 30 Jun 1903 in Union, Monroe Co, WV. Prof. John Wesley Kounse passed to his reward at his home in Huntington, WV at noon, October 19, 1927, after an illness extending over the past three years. He was 76 years of age. Prof. Kounse is help in deep affection by many old friends in Monroe and was widely known throughout this section during the years that he taught music in this county and in the neighboring counties of Virginia. Twenty-two years ago, he moved to Hinton and later to Huntington, where he had since made his home. He is survived by his wife, one son, Mr. John Sharp Kounse of Huntington.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hear the loving voice of Jesus
Title: Hear the Loving Voice
Author: J. W. Kounse
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Work for Jesus in his vineyard
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #10333
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