On to the work, for the fields are white

On to the work, for the fields are white

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [On to the work! for the fields are white]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 On to the work! for the fields are white,
And waiting for you and me;
Only the toil of a few more days,
And ended our work will be.

Refrain:
Then to the reaping of joy up there
Master and workers shall come;
We with our sheaves of golden grain,
And He with our welcome home.

2 On to the work! tho’ the seed may fall
In silence, perhaps in tears;
God will remember, and we shall see
The fruitage of endless years. [Refrain]

3 On to the work with a firm resolve
To labor with all our might!
Looking beyond, where the daystar shines
O’er regions of endless light. [Refrain]

4 On to the work! and the strength we need
Shall never be sought in vain;
Gladly we toil, and the cross endure,
With Jesus to live and reign. [Refrain]

Source: Melodious Sonnets #95

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: On to the work, for the fields are white
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then to the reaping of joy up there
Copyright: Public Domain

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Melodious Sonnets #95

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Temple Trio #277

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The Royal Fountain No.4 #96

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