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O it is sweet to serve my Lord

O it is sweet to serve my Lord

Author: T. M. Eastwood
Tune: [O it is sweet to serve my Lord]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O it is sweet to serve my Lord,
And while I serve to sing,
To offer him my loving toil,
And grateful praises bring.

Serving and singing all the day
Serving and singing all the way,
Serving and singing with hearty goodwill,
Serving and singing for Jesus.

2 To serve the Lord and sing his praise,
Makes ev’ry duty joy
‘Tis thus the saints in heav’n above
Engage in blest employ. [Refrain]

3 I could not, sing except I serve,
Nor serve except I sing,
With happy heart and cheerful voice
I would my tribute bring. [Refrain]

4 When toil and song join hand in hand
In loving sympathy,
Then Christ is honored by his Church
As honored he should be. [Refrain]

5 Lord let my service e’er be thine,
And worthy of my king,
And while my hands are busy Lord,
Tune thou my lips to sing. [Refrain]

Source: Songs for All #75

Author: T. M. Eastwood

Early 20th Century We have little data on Eastwood, except that he was a minister in the Reformed Episcopal Church of England. --www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O it is sweet to serve my Lord
Author: T. M. Eastwood
Refrain First Line: Serving and singing all the day


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Songs for All #75

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Songs of Love Divine #75

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