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Harvest Time

The harvest fields are bending

Author: Paul Rader (1921)
Tune: [The harvest fields are bending]
Published in 6 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The harvest fields are bending
With precious ripened grain;
More reapers now are needed,
Ere Christ comes back again.

Refrain:
Harvest time! Harvest time!
Precious Gospel seed is sown.
Reapers go! Reapers go!
Jesus, King, must have His own,
His loved ones;
Soon He’ll come! Soon He’ll come!
Come and catch away His Bride,
His own!
His own! His own!

2 The call must now be heeded,
We cannot say Him nay;
Since He has died to save them,
We must go forth today. [Refrain]

3 We’ll come again rejoicing,
A reaper’s crown to gain;
The Harvest Home is coming,
When Christ comes back again. [Refrain]

Author: Paul Rader

Rader was one of the most powerful evangelistic preachers of the early 20th Century. He described himself as an ex-bellboy, ex-cowboy, ex-prospector, ex-football player, and ex-pugilist. He was pastor of Moody Church in Chicago, Illinois (1915–21), and followed founder Albert Simpson as president of the Christian and Missionary Alliance (1920–23). He also founded the Chicago Gospel Tabernacle in 1922 and pastored it for 11 years. Rader wrote many Gospel song lyrics and a few tunes, and was instrumental in founding of the Tabernacle Publishing Company. Rader was a pioneer of Christian broadcasting, as well: In the early 1920’s, the beginning days of radio, station WBBM in Chicago, Illinois, closed every Sunday. Rader received… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The harvest fields are bending
Title: Harvest Time
Author: Paul Rader (1921)
Meter: 7.6.7.6 with refrain
Language: English

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The Cyber Hymnal #2171
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The Cyber Hymnal #2171

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Timeless Truths #925

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