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Workman of God, oh, lose not heart

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1 Workman of God, oh, lose not heart,
But learn what God is like;
And in the darkest battle-field
Thou shalt know where to strike.

2 For blest is he who can divine
Where real right doth lie,
And dares to take the side that seems
Wrong to man's blindfold eye.

3 Oh, learn to scorn the praise of men;
Oh, learn to lose with God;
For Jesus won the world through shame,
And beckons thee this road.

4 For right is right, since God is God;
And right the day must win;
To doubt will be disloyalty
To falter would be sin.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #639

Author: Frederick W. Faber

Faber, Frederick William, D.D., son of Mr. T. H. Faber, was born at Calverley Vicarage, Yorkshire, June 28, 1814, and educated at Balliol College, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1836. He was for some time a Fellow of University College, in the same University. Taking Holy Orders in 1837, he became Rector of Elton, Huntingdonshire, in 1843, but in 1846 he seceded to the Church of Rome. After residing for some time at St. Wilfrid's, Staffordshire, he went to London in 1849, and established the London "Oratorians," or, "Priests of the Congregation of St. Philip Neri," in King William Street, Strand. In 1854 the Oratory was removed to Brompton. Dr. Faber died Sept. 26, 1863. Before his secession he published several prose works, some of which were… Go to person page >

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First Line: Workman of God, oh, lose not heart
Author: Frederick W. Faber (1849)
Publication Date: 1883
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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American Student Hymnal #d373
Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #530Page Scan
Carmina Sanctorum: a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #530Page Scan
Chapel Hymns and Services #d141
Choral Song #d259
Christian Song #d398
Christian Worship and Praise #d498
Church Hymns and Tunes #374Page Scan
Church Hymns and Tunes for use in Baptist Churches #d625
Common Praise: hymns with tunes for Christian worship #377Page Scan
Crowning Carols #d193
Fifty-Two Memory Hymns #d52
Free Methodist Hymnal #d698
Gloria in Excelsis #d786
Gloria in Excelsis #d485
Gospel Tidings, a Book of Select Gospel Songs #d159
Harmony in Praise #d254
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d824
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #513Page Scan
Hymnal Amore Dei #271Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #591Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #591Page Scan
Hymnal, Amore Dei #271Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1051Page Scan
Hymns for Church and Home #192Page Scan
Hymns for Schools and Colleges #206Page Scan
Hymns for the Church #307Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #752Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #752Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1339
Hymns of the Church Universal #319Page Scan
Hymns of the Church: new and old #375aPage Scan
Hymns of the Church: new and old #375bPage Scan
Hymns of the Kingdom of God #d458
Hymns of Worship and Service #d545
Isles of Shoals Hymn Book and Candle Light Service #183Page Scan
Jubilate Deo, a Book of Hymns and Tunes for Young and Old #d363
Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #369Page Scan
Methodist Hymn and Tune Book: official hymn book of the Methodist Church #355Page Scan
Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 #153Page Scan
Pentecostal Hymns No. 3: A winnowed collection for evangelical services, young people's societies and Sunday Schools #222Page Scan
Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #222Page Scan
Reaper Songs #d70
Selected Hymns #d110
Services for Congregational Worship #300Page Scan
Social Hymns of Brotherhood and Aspiration #d110
Songs of the Christian Life #334Page Scan
Sonnets of Praise #d196
The A. M. E. Zion Hymnal #d611
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d1043
The American Hymnal for Chapel Service #d428
The American Hymnal for Chapel Service #d428
The Church Hymn Book #d662
The Church Hymnal: the official hymnal of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church #443
The Church Praise Book: a selection of hymns and tunes for Christian worship #642Page Scan
The Gospel Hymnal #d720
The Guiding Star #d156
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #548Page Scan
The Ideal Song and Hymn Book #d395
The Live Wire #d28
The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #421Page Scan
The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #489
The Methodist Hymnal #392Page Scan
The New Hymn and Tune Book #d531
The New Jubilee Harp, or Christian hymns and songs. a new collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship. #640
The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d723
The Praise Hymnal #d535
The Riverdale Hymn Book #350Page Scan
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1047Page Scan
The Students' Hymnal #162Page Scan
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #639TextPage Scan
The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #d632
The Woman's Hymnal: a collection of sacred lyrics set to music and arranged as duets for soprano and alto, (tenor and bass ad libitum.) for the use of The Woman's College of Baltimore #1Page Scan
Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d497
Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d332
War-Time Hymns #27Page Scan
Worship in Song: a selection of hymns and tunes for the Service of the Sanctuary #476Page Scan
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