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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

On One But You

There's work that is waiting, O do not delay

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [There’s work that is waiting, O do not delay]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s work that is waiting, oh, do not delay,
To Jesus be loyal and true;
Your service is needed, and duties await
That no one can do but you!

No one but you, no one but you,
Will you be loyal and true?
There’s work to be done, that souls may be won,
That no one can do but you.

2 Go forth with the toilers! the harvest is ripe!
Away to the fields that are new!
In highway or byway some mission you’ll find,
That no one can do but you! [Refrain]

3 The moments so fleeting will never return,
Your labor with patience pursue;
Wait not for some other to join in a task
That no one can do but you! [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Hymns and Songs: for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #121

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's work that is waiting, O do not delay
Title: On One But You
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: No one but you, no one but you



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Gospel Hymns and Songs #121

Nineteen Sunday School Songs #d16

Selected Sunday School Songs #d208

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Sunday School Voices, No.2 #27

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