Do Your Part

Many are seeking a helper

Author: Birdie Bell
Tune: [Many are seeking a helper]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Many are seeking a helper,
Many are craving a friend,
Work where the need is the greatest,
Go where the Master shall send.

Refrain:
Life has many duties,
Work for those in need,
Lift a heavy burden,
Christ will bless the deed;
Light a darkened pathway,
Cheer a saddened heart,
Shirk no task that’s given,—
Do you part!

2 Some by the wayside have fallen,
Crushed by the load that they bear;
Strengthen their lives for the journey,
Lighten their burden of care. [Refrain]

3 Others are wand’ring in darkness,
Groping along in the night;
Point to the path which is narrow,
Guiding their feet by your light. [Refrain]

Source: The Excelsior Hymnal #70

Author: Birdie Bell

C. Louise Bell, also known a Birdie Bell, was born, raised and lived in New York city. She began writing hymns when she was sixteen years old. She is the author of more than 500 hymns, 200 religious poems, and 200 Christmas and Easter lyrics, as well as short stories, and articles. She wrote under the name of Birdie Bell, which is what her family called her. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Many are seeking a helper
Title: Do Your Part
Author: Birdie Bell
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Life has many duties
Copyright: Public Domain

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Supplemental Songs, Volume One #d9

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The Excelsior Hymnal #70

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