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Let us go forth to our labor of love

Let us go forth to our labor of love

Author: J. H. Keagle
Tune: [Let us go forth to our labor of love]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Let us go forth to our labor of love,
"Always and all for Jesus";
Zealous to glean for the garners above,
"Always and all for Jesus";
Strength for the work we receive from the King,
"Always and all for Jesus";
Nobody fails who is trusting in Him,
"Always and all for Jesus."

Always and all for Jesus,
Sing with a glad refrain,
Always and all for Jesus,
Till our Lord comes again;
Always and all for Jesus,
Gladly we yield Thine own.
The harvest shall end,
And our Lord shall descend,
To gather His reapers home.

2 Great is the work, and the workers are few,
"Always and all for Jesus";
Do with your might what your hands find to do,
"Always and all for Jesus";
Stand not in idleness all the day long,
"Always and all for Jesus";
Strive for a part in the harvesters’ song,
"Always and all for Jesus." [Refrain]

3 Work till the summons of Ye blessèd, come,
"Always and all for Jesus";
Calls us to join in the glad harvest home,
"Always and all for Jesus";
Then with the sheaves we have gathered in love,
"Always and all for Jesus";
Safe we’ll be housed in the garners above,
"Always and all for Jesus." [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10969

Author: J. H. Keagle

Joseph Henry Keagle, 1857-1928 Born: May 21, 1857, Rock Run Township, Illinois. Died: November 10, 1928, Naperville, Illinois. Buried: Phillips Cemetery, Rockton, Illinois. Son of William Harrison Keagle and Hannah E. Springer, Keagle was a teacher and minister. By 1884, the record shows him conducting funerals in Naperville. In 1888, he married Rachel G. Graham (1864-1952), with whom he had eight children. In 1898, he ran unsuccessfully for Congress from the Ninth District of Illinois as a Prohibitionist candidate. As of 1919, Keagle was pastor of Grace United Evangelical Church in Naperville.  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Let us go forth to our labor of love
Author: J. H. Keagle
Refrain First Line: Always and all for Jesus



The Cyber Hymnal #10969
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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