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O servant that, knowing Thy Master's command

O servant that, knowing Thy Master's command

Author: Jennie Garnett
Tune: [O servant that, knowing Thy Master's command]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O servant that, knowing thy Master’s command,
Still withholdeth from labor thy heart and thy hand,
He is calling this moment and saying to thee,—
For thy fruit I have waited,—what hast thou for me?

Refrain:
What hast thou for me? what hast thou for me?
For thy fruit I have waited,—what hast thou for me?

2 The dews of his mercy have dropped like the rain,
He has crowned thee with blessings again and again,
But, alas! disappointed, he saith unto thee,—
For thy fruit I have waited,—what hast thou for me? [Refrain]

3 Remember the fig tree that fruitless was found,
And they said, cut it down, for it cumbers the ground;
But the Lord of the vineyard, how patient with thee!
For thy fruit I have waited,—what hast thou for me? [Refrain]

4 While others are reaping and binding the sheaves
Wilt thou bring as thy off’ring a bundle of leaves?
Still thy kind, loving Master is saying to thee,—
For thy fruit I have waited,—what hast thou for me? [Refrain]

Source: The Ark of Praise #7

Author: Jennie Garnett

Fanny Crosby's Pseudonym. See Crosby, Fanny, 1820-1915 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O servant that, knowing Thy Master's command
Author: Jennie Garnett
Refrain First Line: What hast thou for me

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The Ark of Praise #7

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