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O this world is intended for working

O this world is intended for working

Tune: [O! this world is intended for working]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 O! this world is intended for working,
Not for wishing, but pushing along;
And our duty we would not be shirking,
Yet we’ll lighten our labor with song.

Refrain:
O! there’s work for us all to do,
In the place where God has set us,
For ourselves and others too,
While our time and strength will let us.

2 There are plenty of wrongs to be righted,
Many foul things want sweeping away,
Many dark places need to be lighted,
And the time to begin is today. [Refrain]

3 O! this world is intended for gladness,
Not for poverty, suff’ring and wrong,
Let us root out the causes of sadness,
Until weeping is changed into song. [Refrain]

4 Let us press t’wards the goal of the Master,
A world that’s unselfish and kind;
Would to God we were all moving faster,
And that none were found lagging behind. [Refrain]

Source: Boundless Love: for Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #38

Text Information

First Line: O this world is intended for working
Refrain First Line: O there's work for us all to do



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