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To work, to work, to work, O why

To work, to work, to work, O why

Author: H. J. Mason
Tune: [To work! To work! To work]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 To work! To work! To work!
O why are we now sleeping?
The golden harvest waits today,
And we should all be reaping,
And we should all be reaping.
O, come and reap for Christ, your King,
A worthy off’ring to Him bring.

To work! To work! Away! Away!
The Master calls today, today,
To work at once to conquer sin,
And bring the precious harvest in.

2 To work! To work! To work!
Despise not small beginning.
For precious souls we’re losing now,
That some one should be winning,
That some one should be winning.
O, shame on us to let them fall!
To work! To work and win them all. [Refrain]

3 To work! To work! To work!
O see the faint are falling!
Before it is too late to save,
Come, heed the Master’s calling,
Come, heed the Master’s calling.
O, why this heartless treatment? Why?
O, hasten to them or they die! [Refrain]

4 To work! To work! To work!
The cry for help grows stronger—
The day is passing, night draws near
When we can work no longer,
When we can work no longer.
Now to the rescue, ev’ry one!
O, hasten, ere the night comes on! [Refrain]

Source: Consecrated Hymns #118

Author: H. J. Mason

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Text Information

First Line: To work, to work, to work, O why
Author: H. J. Mason


The Cyber Hymnal #11999
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The Cyber Hymnal #11999

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