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We Will Work and Pray

Let us work and wait, let us watch and pray

Author: Sallie Keep Best
Tune: [Let us work and wait, let us watch and pray]
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Let us work and wait, let us watch and pray,
Till the battle here is o’er;
Till we rest with Christ in His heavenly home,
On that bright and shining shore.

Refrain:
We will work, we will wait,
We will always watch and pray,
We will work, we will wait,
We will watch, always watch and pray.

2 Let us work and pray, care will drift away
If we toil with prayerful thought,
And we ne’er may know as we onward go,
What a crown of joy we’ve wrought. [Refrain]

3 Let us work and pray lest the tempter come
And should find an idle hand,
For He ne’er will stay, but will speed away
From a working, praying band. [Refrain]

4 Christ will lead us on through the valleys deep
Where the gentle waters flow,
Guide and keep our feet, should the way be steep
He’ll be with us where we go. [Refrain]

Source: Sunshine No. 2: songs for the Sunday school #7

Author: Sallie Keep Best

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Text Information

First Line: Let us work and wait, let us watch and pray
Title: We Will Work and Pray
Author: Sallie Keep Best
Refrain First Line: We will work, we will wait

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Faith and Hope Hymns #d53

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Gospel Carols #80

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Sunshine No. 2 #7

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