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The fruitage cometh from God

Sow thou thy seed in the morning

Tune: [Sow thou thy seed in the morning]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Sow thou thy seed in the morning,
And water it often with tears,
And pray that the time for the reaping
Will come in the future years;
For the gleaners wait with patience,
And from field of unfaithful sod,
Will come the sweet assurance
That the fruitage cometh from God.

Sow in love the precious seed,
‘Mid the scenes of peace and strife,
Scatter wide the seeds so precious,
In the morning of thy life.

2 Speak words of love to the erring,
And plead with a gentle breath,
And trust God while you are praying
To save a soul from death.
The fruit may pass unheeded,
And care not for love nor rod,
Say when thou sendest a message,
The fruitage cometh from God. [Refrain]

3 Trust then in His blest promise,
Grieve not when you see no sign
Of fruit from the fields where you labor,
Or life from gifts of thine;
No effort will be forgotten,
Though you rest beneath the sod,
And others may gather the harvest,
Yet the fruitage cometh from God. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #66

Text Information

First Line: Sow thou thy seed in the morning
Title: The fruitage cometh from God
Refrain First Line: Sow in love the precious seed



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Gospel Songs and Hymns No. 1 #72

Heralds of Grace #d91

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The Gospel Chorus #72

The Pathway of Praise No. 1 #d111

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Uplifted Voices #66

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