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Little sowers

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1. We are very little sowers in a broad and fertile field;
We are sowing, sowing, sowing ev'ry day;
What we sow while here we tarry the great harvest day will yield,
Filling ev'ry heart with gladness or dismay.

Sowing, sowing, sowing ev'ry day
Scattering the tiny seeds.
Sowing, sowing all along the way
Sowing little words and deeds.

2. Oh we cannot be too careful what we scatter by the way;
While we're sowing, sowing, sowing here and there.
Let us watch each precious moment while at work or at our play,
That our sowing may be done with loving care. [Chorus]

3. Soon the Master of the harvest in his glory will appear,
He will gather that which we've been sowing here,
Then, dear heavenly Father, help us give us wisdom now we pray;
May we come with sheaves rejoicing in that day. [Chorus]

Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #136

Author: Clarence M. Seamans

Seamans, Clarence Milton. (Johnston, Rhode Island, February 8, 1869--July 21, 1939, Whitman, Massachusetts). Direct descendant of Roger Williams, the founder of the Rhode Island Colony. Seamans married Annie May Bennett on October 8, 1890; they had four children. Ordained to the ministry of the Advent Christian Church, he served their churches in Pascoag and River Point, R.I.; Dover, New Hampshire; Chelsea, Springfield, and Boston, Mass.; and Rutland, Vermont. His last 19 years were spent as pastor in Whitman, Mass. For many years, he was secretary of the Massachusetts Advent Christian Conference and of the Marion (Mass.) Campmeeting Association. He was also active in the Alton Bay (N.H.) Campmeeting Association. He contributed many arti… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We are very little sowers
Title: Little sowers
Author: Clarence M. Seamans
Refrain First Line: Sowing, sowing
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