Someone I must help today

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1 O let me look around me, to note my neighbor’s need,
That I may humbly do a loving deed;
Wherever God may lead me, along life’s winding way,
There’s someone, yes, there’s someone I must help today.

There’s someone I must help today,
Some kindly word that I must say;
Wherever God may send me,
His Spirit shall attend me,
There’s someone, yes, there’s someone I must help today.

2 I love the name of Jesus, but He is still unknown
To many souls who wander sad and lone;
I’ll live for my dear Saviour, the Life, the Truth, the Way,
There’s someone, yes, there’s someone I must help today. [Refrain]

3 Come, Christian, tell the story of Him who died to save,
And rose triumphant from the rocky grace;
O let His love constrain us to work and watch and pray;
There’s someone, yes, there’s someone I must help today. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Gems Number 1 : One Hundred Eighty Sacred Selections for Religious Meetings #45

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O let me look around me
Title: Someone I must help today
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: There's someone I must help today
Copyright: Public Domain



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Ackley's Gospel Songs #d35

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Gospel Gems Number 1 #45

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