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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.

Refrain:
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

Timeline

Instances

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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