The Reaping Time is Coming

There are days of toil in the sowing time

Author: Lewis E. Jones
Tune: [There are days of toil in the sowing time]
Published in 12 hymnals

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 >

Text Information

First Line: There are days of toil in the sowing time
Title: The Reaping Time is Coming
Author: Lewis E. Jones
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, the reaping time is coming
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
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Calvary Songs #23

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Crown of Beauty #198

Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d280

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Song Praises #90

Songs of Calvary and Pentecost #d128

Sunday School and Revival Songs No.2 #d197

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The Best Standard Songs #60

The Complete Church Hymnal #d275

The Highway to Heaven #d154

The Victor #d118

World Wide Church Songs #d186

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Zion's Delight #19

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