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What are you doing for Jesus

O what are you doing for Jesus? He left the bright glories above

Author: P. P. Bilhorn
Tune: [O what are you doing for Jesus?]
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Oh, what are you doing for Jesus?
He left the bright glories above,
And laid down his life as a ransom,
Thy soul to redeem thro' his love.

Oh, what are you doing, my brother,
As the days and the years roll by?
Are you living for Jesus who saves you,
Are you laying up treasures on high?

2 Oh, what are you doing for Jesus,
Your Savior, Redeemer and Friend?
Are you out in the highway and hedges,
Going forth where the Master doth send? [Chorus]

3 Oh, what are you doing for Jesus?
All ripen'd the harvest now stands;
The Lord of the vineyard wants reapers,
Are you heeding his urgent commands? [Chorus]

4 Oh, what are you doing for Jesus?
While you wait, souls are passing away;
When the Master shall ask for his talents,
Oh, brother, what will you then say? [Chorus]

Source: Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #63

Author: P. P. Bilhorn

Pseudonyms: Irene Durfee; P. H. Rob­lin (a an­a­gram of his name). Bilhorn was born on Ju­ly 22, 1865 in Men­do­ta, Il­l­inois. His fam­i­ly name was orig­in­al­ly Pul­horn; it was changed by a judge in Ot­ta­wa, Il­linois, named Abra­ham Lin­coln. Peter and his bro­ther formed the Eu­re­ka Wa­gon and Carriage Works in Chi­ca­go, Il­linois. Lat­er, Pe­ter be­came in­volved in Gos­pel mu­sic and wrote some 2,000 Go­spel songs in his life­time. He al­so invent­ed a folding pump or­gan used at re­viv­als in the late 19th Cen­tu­ry, and found­ed the Bil­horn Fold­ing Or­gan Com­pa­ny in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois. His evangelistic work took him into all the states of the Union, Great Britain, a… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O what are you doing for Jesus? He left the bright glories above
Title: What are you doing for Jesus
Author: P. P. Bilhorn
Refrain First Line: O what are you doing, my brother



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Crowning Glory No. 1 #63

New Soul Winning Songs #179

Sacred Melodies (Revised) #d228

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Sun-Shine Songs for the Sunday School #146

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d277

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