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Seeking Lost Jewels

I sought for a golden harvest

Author: Mary B. Wingate
Tune: [I sought for a golden harvest]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I sought for a golden harvest,
I sought it from shore to shore;
Returning, in doubt and sorrow,
I found it lay close at my door;
I sought for a wonderful jewel,
I sought it far over the strand,
I found it at last in my pathway,
‘Twas lying there close to my hand.

Refrain:
O teach us, dear Lord of the harvest,
To gather the ripe, golden wheat,
The wonderful, wonderful jewels,
And lay them at thy blessed feet.

2 The harvest for which we’re longing
Are sheaves for that great, great day;
The wonderful, precious jewels
Are souls that are going astray.
The harvest is waiting our gleaning
To yield us the ripe, golden wheat.
The wonderful, wonderful jewels,
Are lying so close to our feet. [Refrain]

3 We’re longing to bring to Jesus
Some service, far-reaching, grand,
He bids us to seek around us,
The harvest is close to our hand.
Today he is bidding us seek them,
The sinful, the lowly, and poor,
The wonderful, wonderful jewels,
Are lying so close to our door. [Refrain]

Source: The Finest of the Wheat No. 3 #44

Author: Mary B. Wingate

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Text Information

First Line: I sought for a golden harvest
Title: Seeking Lost Jewels
Author: Mary B. Wingate
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O teach us, dear Lord of the harvest
Copyright: Public Domain

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined #85

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Songs of the Century #24

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 3 #44

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