Working for the Master

Rows of cheerful faces

Author: Adaline Hohf Beery
Tune: [Rows of cheerful faces]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Rows of cheerful faces
Gathered here today,
Eyes that scatter sunshine,
Hearts that sing and pray;
Hands that soothe and comfort,
Feet that carry joy,
Tell of eager servants
In the Lord’s employ.

Refrain:
Working for the Master,
Sowing all the day;
Reaping in the ev’ning,
Trusting all the way.

2 Speak a message softly
To the troubled soul;
Teach him faith in Jesus,
Who can make him whole;
Pity whose who stumble,
Haste to help the poor;
Let your words be honest,
And your actions pure. [Refrain]

3 If the work is heavy,
Lean on Jesus’ arm;
If the world is scornful,
He will save from harm;
Spend your life for others,
With a service free,
Waiting for God’s welcome,
“Come and welcome me.” [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.3 #106

Author: Adaline Hohf Beery

Adaline H. Beery was born on De­cem­ber 20, 1859 in Han­o­ver, Penn­syl­van­ia. Ad­a­line’s fam­i­ly moved to Io­wa when she was 10 years old. She at­tend­ed Mount Mor­ris Col­lege Acad­e­my, Mount Mor­ris, Il­li­nois and for while taught in Io­wa pub­lic schools. Ad­a­line wrote hun­dreds of po­ems, ma­ny of which ap­peared in Breth­ren pe­ri­od­i­cals and in the 1897 Po­ems of a De­cade. She died on Feb­ru­ary 24, 1929, Kane, Il­li­nois. NN, Hymnary editor. Source: Cyber Hymnal Go to person page >

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First Line: Rows of cheerful faces
Title: Working for the Master
Author: Adaline Hohf Beery
Copyright: Public Domain

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Triumphant Songs No.3 #106

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