1 In the ranks of Christian workers
There are places yet to fill;
Jesus calls for faithful toilers,
With a loyal heart and will.
There’s a place for ev’ryone in the service of the King;
There is work that must be done
If the world to Christ we bring.
Be your talents one or ten,
Keep a heart that’s brave and true;
There’s a place for ev’ryone,
There’s a place for you. [Refrain]
2 Not a moment should be wasted,
Souls are dying ev’rywhere;
Go and tell them of the Saviour,
Ere they perish in despair.
3 Tho’ you feel so weak, unworthy,
God will give sustaining grace;
Be no more an idle watcher,
To the work, oh, find your place! [Refrain]
Born Harold Loes, the American gospel song writer took the middle name Dixon in honour of A. C. Dixon, the pastor of Moody Church at the time. Harry Dixon Loes studied at Moody Bible Institute, and after extensive training in music he served a number of churches with a ministry of music. From 1939 until his retirement he was a member of the music faculty of Moody Bible Institute. He wrote the lyrics for 1,500 gospel songs, and composed 3,000 tunes.
One day in 1915, Paul Rader preached a sermon in Moody Church, in Chicago. His theme was, “All that I want is in Jesus.” In the congregation was young Harry Dixon Loes, then a senior at Moody Bible Institute, where he would eventually teach. Inspired… Go to person page >