Gathering beautiful sheaves

To the harvest field away we will gladly go today

Author: Adger M. Pace
Tune: [To the harvest field away we will gladly go today]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 To the harvest field away we will gladly go today,
Gathering sheaves, beautiful sheaves;
From the early dawn till night we will labor with our might,
Gathering sheaves, beautiful sheaves.

Refrain:
Gathering sheaves, beautiful sheaves,
Gathering sheaves, beautiful sheaves,
Praise the Lord, we’re on our way that to that land of endless day,
Gathering sheaves, beautiful sheaves.

2 On the mountain, hill or plain we will harvest in the grain,
Gathering sheaves, beautiful sheaves;
Yes, we’ll labor far and near, never falter, never fear,
Gathering sheaves, beautiful sheaves. [Refrain]

3 We will sing and we will pray, and our Master’s voice obey,
Gathering sheaves, beautiful sheaves;
As we go in foreign lands, doing what our Lord commands,
Gathering sheaves, beautiful sheaves. [Refrain]

Source: Soul Inspiring Songs #150

Author: Adger M. Pace

Born: August 13, 1882, Pelzer, South Carolina. Died: February 12, 1959, Lawrence County Hospital, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Buried: Dunn Methodist Church Cemetery, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Pseudonyms: Millard A. Glenn; Charles H. Huff; Audalene Mayfield; Fay Wallington. Born August 13, 1882 near Pelzer, South Carolina, Adger M. Pace soon gained a love and appreciation for music that characterized the remainder of his life. He sang bass for seventeen years as a member of the Vaughan Radio Quartet, singing over WOAN--one of the South's first radio stations. He was also active in singing conventions, serving as one of the organizers and the first president of the National Singing Convention in 1937. Pace's most significant cont… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To the harvest field away we will gladly go today
Title: Gathering beautiful sheaves
Author: Adger M. Pace

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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
His Voice in Song #d154
Songs of Old-Time Power: a Book of the Best Spiritual Songs for Evangelistic and All Religious Purposes #d171
Songs of Pentecostal Power, Complete #d218
Songs of the Coming King #d134
Soul Inspiring Songs #150TextAudioPage Scan
The Eureka Sacred Carols #d124
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