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Now that harvest time is here

Now that harvest time is here

Author: Lida Shivers Leech
Tune: [Now that harvest time is here]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Now that harvest-time is here,
Will you be a volunteer?
For the workers of the Lord are few;
Will you answer, "Here am I,
In Thy cause to do or die,"
If the Master's call should come to you?

Here am I, send me,
Here am I, send me
Over land or over sea;
Wheresoe'er the end may be,
Here am I, send me.

2 Sin is rife on ev'ry hand,
'Tis no time to idle stand,
Let us bravely help, its pow'r to stay;
Speak to someone, lost in sin,
Of the love of Christ within;
Help to spread the gospel light today. [Refrain]

3 Lord, I consecrate to Thee
All I am, or hope to be;
In Thy service I will e'er be true,
Winning souls from sin's dark night
To the glorious gospel light,
Which alone can wasted lives renew. [Refrain]

Source: The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #853

Author: Lida Shivers Leech

Born: Ju­ly 12, 1873, May­ville, New Jer­sey. Died: March 4, 1962, Long Beach, Cal­i­for­nia. Leech spent her child­hood in Cape May Court House, New Jer­sey, and at­tend­ed Co­lum­bia Un­i­ver­si­ty and Tem­ple Un­i­ver­si­ty. She played the or­gan at Be­tha­ny Meth­od­ist Church in Cam­den, New Jer­sey, served as ac­com­pa­nist at evan­gel­i­cal serv­ic­es, and wrote some 500 hymn tunes in her life­time. Sources-- Emurian, pp. 112-3 Reynolds, p. 336 Lyrics-- God’s Way Is Best I Have Re­deemed Thee I’ll Go Any­where No Fault in Him Some Day He’ll Make It Plain Thine for Ser­vice Trust Me, Try Me, Prove Me © 1928 When the Veil is Lift… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Now that harvest time is here
Author: Lida Shivers Leech
Refrain First Line: Here am I, send me
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #853

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