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We have been toiling, Master, today

We have been toiling, Master, today

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [We have been toiling, dear Master, today]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 We have been toiling, dear Master, today;
Now, as the twilight is fading away,
Here we have gathered to rest at thy feet,—
Come in thy mercy thy children to greet.

Toiling for thee,
Toiling for thee,
Earnestly toiling, dear Master, for thee;
Toiling for thee,
Toiling for thee,
Rich with thy blessing our harvest will be.

2 We have been seeking, and lo! we have found
Vines that were broken and trailed on the ground;
Tenderly stooping we bound them again;
Now we are waiting the dew and the rain. [Refrain]

3 We have been trying to watch unto prayer,
Trying the burdens of others to bear;
Grant us thy wisdom, thy grace from above;
Help us to labor in meekness and love. [Refrain]

4 Lord, thou art with us; we know thou art here;
Why do we falter, and what do we fear?
If we are faithful, and trust in thy word,
Fruit in abundance our toil will reward. [Refrain]

Source: Showers of Blessing #106

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We have been toiling, Master, today
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Toiling for thee



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Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #419Page Scan
Showers of Blessing #106TextAudioPage Scan
The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #419Page Scan