Let us endeavor to speak for the Master

Representative Text

1 Let us endeavor to speak for the Master;
Surely he's worthy our heartiest praise;
Worthy our loyal and loving confession;
Worthy the hymns of thanksgiving we raise.

Helping us ever
In each endeavor,
Jesus stands by us to give us success;
His arm upholding,
His love enfolding
Jesus will guide us, and Jesus will bless.

2 Let us endeavor to work for the Master;
Serving in gladness wherever we go,
Keeping our lamps shining out in the darkness,
Till others follow the heaven lit glow. [Chorus]

3 Let us endeavor to live for the Master;
Live for his glory who died for our sin;
Yield our all in a true consecration,
Trusting, obeying, his blessings we win. [Chorus]

Source: Junior Songs: a collection of sacred hymns and songs; for use in meetings of junior societies, Sunday Schools, etc. #76

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Let us endeavor to speak for the Master
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Helping us ever in each endeavor
Copyright: Public Domain



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Christian Endeavor Edition of Gospel Hymns No. 6 #248

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Junior Songs #76

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Living Hymns #182

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