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Go right on working

Full Text

1 No room, no room for idlers,
No time, no time to waste;
There's work to do, there's work for you,
When duty calls, oh, haste.

Refrain:
Then hear the call to labor,
The King himself says, "Go."
Serve God, and serve your neighbor,
If you in grace would grow.

2 Keep on in paths of duty,
Nor linger by the way;
The Lord will guide, whate'er betide,
Then listen and obey. [Refrain]

3 Today the call is sounding,
The voice is Jesus' voice;
The work needs you, you need it, too,
Go, labor, and rejoice. [Refrain]

Source: Bible Study Songs: for junior societies, junior and primary Sunday schools #55

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. 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: No room, no room for idlers
Title: Go right on working
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: Then hear the call
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