A Work for All

There's a work, a work that we all may do

Author: Laura E. Newell
Tune: [There’s a work, a work that we all may do]
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1 There’s a work, a work that we all may do,
For our Saviour if we will,
Then with joy, with joy let’s our task pursue,
And our mission here fulfill.

There’s a work that each may do for Jesus,
We may serve Him ev’ry day,
We may tell His love to those who wander,
We may seek the lambs astray.

2 There’s a work, a work and it must be done,
If we live and strive aright,
With the end in view, blest the work begun,
Let us labor with our might. [Refrain]

3 There’s a cross, a cross for us each to bear,
But His strength each day He’ll give,
And at last a crown we in heav’n may wear,
Near to Jesus let us live. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 2 #199

Author: Laura E. Newell

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 5, 1854, New Marl­bo­rough, Con­nec­ti­cut. Died: Oc­to­ber 13, 1916, Man­hat­tan, Kan­sas. Daughter of Mr. and Edward A. Pixley, but orphaned as an infant, Laura was adopted by her aunt, then Mrs. Hiram Mabie, who at the time lived in New York. In 1858, the Mabie family moved to a farm south of where Wamego, Kansas, now stands. Two years after the move, Mr. Mabie died, and his wife resumed teaching. In 1860, Mrs. Mabie accepted a position in Topeka, Kansas, where she taught many years. Under her tutelage, Laura received her education. As early as age 12, Laura was writing rhymes, and two years later her poems began to appear in local newspapers. She had no thought of a literary career; she simply wrote… Go to person page >

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First Line: There's a work, a work that we all may do
Title: A Work for All
Author: Laura E. Newell
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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Crowning Day No. 2 #199

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