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More and better work for Jesus

More and better work for Jesus

Author: George W. Lyon
Tune: [More and better work for Jesus]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 "More and better work for Jesus,:
Is the burning cry today;
More of consecrated service,
More of seeking souls astray.

Refrain:
Let us keep it on our banners,
Write it in our hearts with care,
More and better work for Jesus,
In each deed and song and prayer.

2 More and better work for Jesus,
More of lightening others’ cares,
"More of gleaning for the Master,"
More of plucking out the tares. [Refrain]

3 More and better work for Jesus,
More of sacrifice of gain;
More of binding up the wounded,
More of balm to soothe their pain. [Refrain]

4 More of kindness to the erring,
More of sympathy and love,
More of humble Christ-like living,
Will make earth like Heav’n above. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11599

Author: George W. Lyon

George Washington Lyon, born August 12, 1838 in DeKalb County, Georgia, was a musician, composer and music publisher and teacher; He died April 8, 1903 in Atlanta, Georgia. Dianne Shapiro, from Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14155468/george-washington-lyon) and obituary, Atlantic Constitution, April 9, 1903 (https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/34121111/) (accessed 7/5/2018) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: More and better work for Jesus
Author: George W. Lyon
Refrain First Line: Let us keep it on our banners
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #11599
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #11599

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