What Will the Harvest Be?

Sowing the seed when the day has begun

Author: I. I. Leslie
Tune: [Sowing the seed when the day has begun]
Published in 8 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Sowing the seed when the day has begun,
Sowing the seed in the noonday sun;
Sowing the seed till the day is all done,
What will the harvest be?

Chorus:
Sowing in time for eternity,
Sowing in time for eternity,
What will the harvest be? what will it be?
What will the harvest be?

2 Sowing the seed by the wayside so dry,
Sowing the seed where the hard rocks lie,
Sowing the seed where the thorns grow so high,
What will the harvest be? [Chorus]

3 Sowing the seed of the heavenly grain,
Sowing the seed in sorrow and pain;
What at the judgment will be the gain?
What will the harvest be? [Chorus]

4 Sowing the good seed upon the good ground,
Sowing where tears of contrition are found;
Sowing where faith, hope and love will abound,
Souls will the harvest be. [Chorus]

Source: The Golden Sheaf: a collection of choice hymns and songs especially designed for Sunday schools, loyal worker's meetings, prayer and social services (Enl. ed.) #98

Author: I. I. Leslie

Leslie, Dr. I.I. An Advent Christian writer. --Doris Colby, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sowing the seed when the day has begun
Title: What Will the Harvest Be?
Author: I. I. Leslie
Refrain First Line: Sowing in time for eternity

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Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Sought-Out Songs for Christian Workers #d130

Sought-Out Songs for Christian Workers #d137

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d774

The Advent Christian Hymnal. Rev. #d321

The Golden Sheaf #d70

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The Golden Sheaf #98

The New Golden Sheaf #d143

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