In the service of my King

To the harvest fields I will gladly go

Author: Tillit S. Teddlie
Tune: [To the harvest fields I will gladly go]
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1. To the harvest fields I will gladly go,
In the service of my King,
With a song of love to the faint and low,
In the service of my King!

Refrain
In the service of my King,
In the service of my King!
It is glory there, joy beyond compare,
In the service of my King.

2. Let me ever work with a willing hand,
In the service of my King,
Guided by His Word, heeding each command,
In the service of my King! [Refrain]

3. Let me win some soul that his life may be
In the service of my King;
Let me sing some song that will make me free,
In the service of my King! [Refrain]

4. Just a kindly word or a song of prayer,
In the blessèd service of my King,
That the lost may turn and His glory share,
In the blessèd service of my King!

In the blessèd service of my King,
In the blessèd service of my King,
It is glory there, joy beyond compare,
In the blessèd service of my King.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #3050

Author: Tillit S. Teddlie

Tillit Sidney Teddlie was born on June 3, 1885 at Swan, Texas. He was a leader in the Churches of Christ denomination in the 20th Century. In addition to singing schools which he taught for 61 years, he also preached and taught across Texas and the southwest. For one period of time (two years) he sang only with Foy E. Wallace, Jr., (a well-known, conservative preacher Churches of Christ preacher around World War II) while they conducted meetings across the country. Teddlie was honored by many people in many places. On June 2, 1985, 630 churches across the land proclaimed Sunday “Tillit S. Teddlie Day” and sang his songs. Teddlie had composed 130 songs and published 14 song books. One of his song books, "Golden Harvest Hymns" includ… Go to person page >

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First Line: To the harvest fields I will gladly go
Title: In the service of my King
Author: Tillit S. Teddlie

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