The Great Reaping Day

There is coming a day when to judgment we'll go

Author: R. E. Winsett
Tune: [There is coming a day when to judgment we’ll go]
Published in 18 hymnals

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1 There is coming a day when to judgment we’ll go,
There to reap as in life we’ve sown,
Death eternal we’ll reap if we sow to the flesh,
Heaven’s joys then will never be known.

May we sow righteous seed for the reaping
Which is coming to ev’ry one,
O the joy on that day when we hear Jesus say,
Come, ye blessed, a crown you have won.

2 Ev’ry day passing by you are sowing the seed
Fruits of life or of death will bear,
When you reap what you sow to that land may you go,
To that bright, happy home over there. [Refrain]

3 If you’d win life eternal there’s no time to lose,
Look around you, the fields are white,
Go ye forth to the field, sow and reap golden grain,
Soon will fall the dark shadows of night. [Refrain]

4 Ev’ry act you perform is as seed to some one,
For the influence will ne’er die,
Then be careful each day what you do, what you say,
For you’ll meet it again by and by. [Refrain]

Source: Soul Inspiring Songs #99

Author: R. E. Winsett

Robert Emmett Winsett (January 15, 1876 — June 26, 1952 (aged 76) was an American composer and publisher of Gospel music. Winsett was born in Bledsoe County, Tennessee, and graduated from the Bowman Normal School of Music in 1899. He founded his own publishing company in 1903, and his first publication, Winsett's Favorite Songs, quickly became popular among the Baptist and Pentecostal churches of the American South. Pentecostal Power followed in 1907; that year Winsett completed postgraduate work at a conservatory. He married Birdie Harris in 1908, and had three sons and two daughters with her. He settled in Fort Smith, Arkansas, continuing to compose gospel songs, of which he would write over 1,000 in total. He became a minister… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is coming a day when to judgment we'll go
Title: The Great Reaping Day
Author: R. E. Winsett
Language: English
Refrain First Line: May we sow righteous seed for the reaping



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