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The Lord of the harvest calls

The time of the harvest is nigh

Author: R. A. Evilsizer
Tune: THE LABORERS ARE FEW
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 The time of the harvest is nigh,
All ripened the waiting fields lie;
The lab'rers are few,
Christ calleth for you
To glean for his garner on high.

Refrain:
The lab'rers ae few;
Christ calleth for you;
Then hasten away,
The Lord of the harvest obey.

2 The Lord of the harvest needs you—
There's work that you only can do;
Then do not delay,
But hasten away
And glean where the toilers are few. [Refrain]

3 Oh, brother, the labor is blest,
And after the toil cometh rest;
Your Saviour and Lord
Will richly reward,
If you will but heed his request. [Refrain]

Source: The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #885

Author: R. A. Evilsizer

Wife of Louis M. Evilsizer (L. M. Evilsizer), her full name was Ruth Adalyn Hearn Evilsizer. She was born on 05 Oct 1862 in Randolph Co, Deerfield, IN and died on 19 May 1899 in Whitfield Co, Dalton, GA aged 36. Married Louis M. Evilsizer in 1884, they divorced in 1897. Dianne Shapiro Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The time of the harvest is nigh
Title: The Lord of the harvest calls
Author: R. A. Evilsizer
Refrain First Line: The lab'rers are few

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Association Songs No.1 #d154

Heralds of Grace #d98

Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d279

Text

The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #885

The Highway to Heaven #d152

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