Go Work In My Vinyard

If you can not on the ocean Sail among the swiftest fleet

Author: Ellen M. H. Gates
Tune: YOUR MISSION
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Ellen M. H. Gates

Gates, Ellen, née Huntingdon, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, is the author of several popular pieces in the American Mission and Sunday School hymn-books. Of these the following have passed from the American books into Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos:— 1. Come home, come home, you are weary at heart. Invitation. 2. I am now a child of God. Saved through Jesus. 3. I will sing you a song of that beautiful land. Concerning Heaven. 4. O the clanging bells of time. Yearning for Heaven. 5. Say, is your lamp burning, my brother. Watching and Waiting. Concerning her poem which is used as a hymn in America, "If you cannot on the ocean" (Duty), Duffield says her account of its origin is as follows:—"The lines were written upo… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: If you can not on the ocean Sail among the swiftest fleet
Title: Go Work In My Vinyard
Author: Ellen M. H. Gates

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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Fresh Leaves for the use of Sabbath Schools #117aPage Scan
Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations: a collection of psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with music for chuch services, prayer and conference meetings, religious conventions, and family worship. #623Page Scan
The Pearl #d47
The Singing Pilgrim #d85
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #613Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #608Page Scan
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