May We Do Something Today For Thee?

May we do something today for Thee

Author: John R. Clements
Tune: [May we do something today for Thee]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 May we do something today for Thee,
Something to live thro’ eternity?
May we some tiny seed-thought sow
Which Thou wilt water and cause to grow?

Refrain:
Something today, something today,
May we do something today for Thee?
Something today, something today,
May we do something today for Thee?

2 May we do something today for Thee,
Some little act of that of worth shall be?
If but a cup of cold water give,
Yet done in Thy name ‘twill surely live. [Refrain]

3 May we do something today for Thee,
Tell the news life eternal is free?
To sad of heart and bowed with care,
May we carry cups of comfort there? [Refrain]

4 May we do something today for Thee?
“If done to the least 'tis done to Me.”
No selfish tho’ts and no cruel deeds,
But all the time little kindness seeds. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 4 #215

Author: John R. Clements

John R. Clements was born in County Armagh, Ireland 28 November 1868 and was brought to the United States at the age of two years. He worked at the age of thirteen as a retail grocery clerk and had a successful wholesale grocery business. He began writing poetry when he was young. 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: May we do something today for Thee
Title: May We Do Something Today For Thee?
Author: John R. Clements
Refrain First Line: Something today, something today
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Crowning Day No. 4 #215

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