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Help Your Brother

O my brother, are you basking in the light of Jesus' love

Author: Mrs. Geo D. Elderkin
Tune: [O my brother, are you basking]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O my brother, are you basking
In the light of Jesus’ love?
Have you reached the land of Beulah,
Do you dwell on heights above?

Then help your brother in the valley,
Weak and weary he may be;
By and by the Lord will tell us,
“Ye have done it unto me.”

2 Know you not that many others,
Lower down are striving still?
Reach a hand to your poor brother;
Help him climb the rugged hill. [Refrain]

3 Do not spend your life in singing,
There is work for ev’ry day;
All the struggling ones be bringing
Higher up the narrow way. [Refrain]

4 On the mountain top of glory,
We would fain forever dwell;
But there’s work for Jesus waiting,
Waiting farther down the hill. [Refrain]

Source: The Finest of the Wheat: hymns new and old, for missionary and revival meetings, and sabbath-schools #161

Author: Mrs. Geo D. Elderkin

Mary F. Willard Elderkin Born: May 5, 1850, El­mi­ra, New York. Died: Au­gust 16, 1927. Mary mar­ried George El­der­kin in 1869 in Ro­ches­ter, New York. They were liv­ing in Cook Coun­ty, Il­li­nois, in 1900 & 1910. Cyber Hymnal Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O my brother, are you basking in the light of Jesus' love
Title: Help Your Brother
Author: Mrs. Geo D. Elderkin
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then help your brother in the valley
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
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Finest of the Wheat Male Chorus #71

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The Finest of the Wheat #161

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