Reapers Today

Look up, behold the harvest fields all ready for reaping stand

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Tune: [Look up, behold the harvest fields all ready for reaping stand]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris

Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by." Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Look up, behold the harvest fields all ready for reaping stand
Title: Reapers Today
Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Fields are teeming with the ripened grain
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