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On the Field of Work

On the field of work advancing

Tune: [On the field of work advancing]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 On the field of work advancing,
Sow thy seed at morning light;
Cheerily the furrows turning,
Labor on with all thy might;
Why await the far-off future,
When the work before thee lies?
Thou must sow before thou reapest,
Find thy rest in labor’s prize.

2 Standing still is dangerous ever,
Toil is meant for Christians now;
Let there be, when evening cometh,
Honest sweat upon thy brow;
And the Master then will greet thee,
At the setting of the sun,
Saying, as He pays thy wages,
“Good and faithful one, well done!”

Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #14

Text Information

First Line: On the field of work advancing
Title: On the Field of Work
Source: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #9947

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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