Servant of God, Awake

Servant of God, awake unto thy duty

Author: Chas. H. Gabriel
Tune: [Servant of God, awake unto thy duty] (Gabriel)
Published in 13 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Servant of God, awake unto thy duty;
Why will ye doubt, why falter, why delay?
Look on the fields that wave in golden beauty,
while thou art dreaming precious hours away.

Chorus:
Servant of God, arouse ye, awake!
Jesus is calling!
Go, labor for His sake!
Jesus is calling!
Go, labor for His sake!

2 Wide are the plains that glimm'ring lie before thee
Ripe unto harvest' thrust the sickle in!
High in the heav'ns the sun is burning o'er thee, -
Still thou art idle! Now the work begin. [Chorus]

3 Up! in the name of Him who died to save you;
Seek for the erring as He sought for you!
Always remember what in love He gave you,
And be a servant, loyal, brave, and true. [Chorus]

4 "He that endureth," is the word recorded,
Shall joy and everlasting life obtain;
To him a crown at last shall be awarded,
Thro' Chris the Lord, who was for sinners slain. [Chorus]



Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #93

Author: Chas. H. Gabriel

Pseudonymns: C. D. Emerson, S. B. Jackson, Jennie Ree  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Servant of God, awake unto thy duty
Title: Servant of God, Awake
Author: Chas. H. Gabriel
Refrain First Line: Servant of God, arouse ye, awake!

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The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #93

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