Go Forth Today

Author: Lewis E. Jones

Lewis Edgar Jones USA 1865-1936. Born in Yates City, IL, his family moved near Davenport, IA, where he lived on a farm until age 21. He went into business for awhile, and attended the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. He was a classmate of evangelist, Billy Sunday. After graduating, he worked for the YMCA in Davenport, IA; Fort Worth, TX (1915, as general secretary); and Santa Barbara, CA (1925 as general secretary). Hymn writing was his avocation, and he wrote 200+, advising that many came from pastors’ sermons. He married Lora May Wright (1872-1950), and they had a daughter, Frances Ellen (1897-1982). He died in Santa Barbara, CA. John Perry  Go to person page >

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First Line: The field is great, the grain is white
Title: Go Forth Today
Author: Lewis E. Jones
Refrain First Line: Go forth, go forth and reap today
Copyright: Public Domain

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Bells of Heaven #d316

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Bilhorn's Male Chorus No. l. (Pocket ed. Columbian issue) #11

Bright Gems #d161

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Crowning Glory #3

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Sun-Shine Songs for the Sunday School #3

The Junior Choir #d24

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The King's Message #62

The Supplement to "The Century Gospel Songs" #d152

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