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The Trumpet Call

There is work to be done in the vineyard

Tune: [There is work to be done in the vineyard]
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1. There is work to be done in the vineyard,
there are sheaves to be gathered in;
There are souls to be saved, And the Master saith,
"Go and gather my lambs from the paths of death,
From the broad highway of sin."

2. Go gather them in from the hedges,
Go gather the young and old;
Go and tell how the Shepherd in wondrous love,
Left the light and the glory of heav'n above,
For the lambs straying from the fold.

3. Go work for the glorious Master,
It is strange you should so delay,
When He promises strength if you ask aright,
When His yoke is so easy, His burden light,
And He pledges the best of pay.

4. There is work for you now in the vineyard,
There is work though the hour be late;
There is time yet to turn from a life of sin,
Time to judgment escape and a crown to win;
O why will you longer wait.

Source: The Gospel Awakening: a collection of original and selected "hymns and spiritual songs" for the use in gospel meetings everywhere #26

Text Information

First Line: There is work to be done in the vineyard
Title: The Trumpet Call
Refrain First Line: Go and work in the vineyard
Publication Date: 1897
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Coronation Songs #d209

Crowning Theme #d64

Crowning Theme; Nos. 1 and 2 combined #d130

TextPage Scan

The Gospel Awakening #26

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