Jesus, we would work for thee

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1 Jesus, we would work for thee,
In thy kingdom faithfully.
Singing, praying, loving all,
Ever listening for thy call.
Humble though our task may be,
Jesus, we will work for thee.

2 When we are no longer small
And we hear the Master call,
Then whatever he may ask,
Though unknown and hard the task,
May we answer, trustingly,
"Jesus, we will work for thee."

Source: Children's Hymnal #112

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DIX (Kocher)

An early form of the tune DIX was composed by Conrad Kocher (b. Ditzingen, Wurttemberg, Germany, 1786; d. Stuttgart, Germany, 1872). Trained as a teacher, Kocher moved to St. Petersburg, Russia, to work as a tutor at the age of seventeen. But his love for the music of Haydn and Mozart impelled him t…

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Children's Hymnal #112

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