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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.

Refrain:
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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