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Make Me a Worker for Jesus

Make me a worker for Jesus, steadfast and earnest and true

Author: Eben E. Rexford
Tune: [Make me a worker for Jesus] (Dortch)
Published in 23 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Make me a worker for Jesus,
Steadfast and earnest and true;
Willing to work for the Master,
What He would have me to do.

Refrain:
Make me a worker for Jesus,
Humble my labor may be,
But cheerfully done for the Master,
Who hath done great things for me.

2 Let me be brave in the conflict,
Ready to go where He needs,
Sowing good seed for the harvest,
Plucking up briars and weeds. [Refrain]

3 Let me go out to the harvest,
Faithfully doing my part,
Gathering sheaves for the gleaning,
Steadfast of purpose and heart. [Refrain]

4 Make me a worker for Jesus,
Trusting Him never in vain,
Glad if I bind for the Master,
Sheaves of God’s beautiful grain. [Refrain]

Source: Honey Out of the Rock: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #125

Author: Eben E. Rexford

Rexford, Eben Eugene.M (Johnsburg, New York, July 16, 1848--October 16, 1916, Shiocton, Wisconsin). Horticulturalist and editor of a Wisconsin farm journal. Many of his verses were used to fill empty corners of the journal. He also wrote many books on gardening. Lawrence University (Appleton, Wisc.), Litt.D. Twenty-five years, organist at First Congregational Church, Shiocton. See: Smith, Mary L.P. (1930). Eben E. Rexford; a biographical sketch. Menasha, Wis., George Banta Pub. Co. --Leonard Ellinwood, DNAH Archives and Gabriel, Charles H. (1916). Singers and Their Songs. Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Make me a worker for Jesus, steadfast and earnest and true
Title: Make Me a Worker for Jesus
Author: Eben E. Rexford

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 23 of 23)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Always Welcome: a choice collection of song gems for the Sunday Shcool, prayer and praise meetings and the home circle #47Page Scan
Garnered Sheaves #25Page Scan
Grace and Glory: a choice collection of sacred songs, original and selected, for Sabbath-schools, revivals, etc. #2Page Scan
Honey Out of the Rock #125Page Scan
Honey Out of the Rock: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #125TextAudioPage Scan
Light and Life: a collection of new hymns and tunes for sunday schools, prayer meetings, praise meetings and revival meetings #158Page Scan
Missionary Songs for the use of Missionary Societies, Missionary and Gleaners' Bands and Other Missionary Meetings #d50
Missionary Songs: for the use of missionary societies, missionary and gleaners' bands,and other missionary meetings, with special provision for missionary concerts #14Page Scan
National Tidings of Joy #d49
Notes of Triumph: for the Sunday School #25Page Scan
Redeemer's Praise: for the Sunday-school, church and family #74Page Scan
Showalter's Gospel Songs No.3 #d48
Sing Out the Glad News #d43
Songs of Praises, for Use in Revival Meetings #d51
Songs of Redeeming Love (No. 2) #125Page Scan
Songs of Refreshing Nos. 1 and 2 Combined. Rev. #d89
Spiritual Songs No. 2 #d65
Sunday School Songs: a Treasury of Devotional Hymns and Tunes for the Sunday School #47Page Scan
The Eureka Star #d43
The Star of Hope #d61
Tidings of Joy #d34
Tried and True #208Page Scan
Unfading Treasures: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns, adapted for use by Sunday schools, Epworth Leagues, endeavor societies, pastors, evangelists, choristers, etc. #67Page Scan
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