The Tares

Satan the seed is sowing

Author: Mary Ann Baker
Tune: [Satan the tares is sowing]
Published in 19 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Satan the tares is sowing,
So earnestly sowing, sowing,
And with the wheat they’re growing,
Together growing here.

And the angels will gather,
By and by, by and by,
The tares for the burning and the wheat for the sky;
The angels will gather,
By and by, by and by,
The tares for the burning and the wheat for the sky.

2 God for the wheat is caring,
So tenderly caring, caring,
And while the tares he’s sparing
The harvest draweth near. [Refrain]

3 Yes, he the what is keeping,
So lovingly keeping, keeping,
Safe for the time of reaping,
For garners guilt above. [Refrain]

4 When he the wheat doth sever,
Eternally sever, sever,
May we be his forever,
To sing his grace and love. [Refrain]

Source: The Ark of Praise #37

Author: Mary Ann Baker

Baker, Mary A.. Miss Baker, who is a member of the Baptist denomination, and a resident in Chicago, Illinois, is an active worker in the temperance cause, and the author of various hymns and temperance songs.    Her most popular hymn:-— 1. Master, the tempest is raging, Peace, was written in 1874 at the request of Dr. H. R. Palmer, who desired of her several songs on the subjects of a series of Sunday School Lessons for that year. Its theme is "Christ stilling the tempest."   During the same year it was set to music by Dr. Palmer, and pub. in his Songs of Love for the Bible School, 1874. It is found in other collections, including I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, London, 1881. Its home popularity was increased by its republi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Satan the seed is sowing
Title: The Tares
Author: Mary Ann Baker
Language: English
Refrain First Line: But the angels will gather
Copyright: Public Domain



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