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We know not fully what we do

We know not fully what we do

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [We know not fully what we do]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We know not fully what we do,
While here in time we dwell;
But what we’ve wrought of good or ill,
Eternity will tell.

Eternity will tell,
Eternity will tell,
All that we do, of good or ill,
Eternity will tell.

2 Beyond the mists that dim our sight,
Thro’ all our earthly years;
The fruitage of the seed we sow,
In light divine appears. [Refrain]

3 Kind words that gladden weary hearts,
Will show a yield most fair;
And ev’ry deed with blessing fraught,
A harvest rich will bear. [Refrain]

4 Oh, may we all with patient care,
So toil in life’s wide field,
That precious fruitage to our sight,
May be at last revealed. [Refrain]

Source: Consecrated Hymns #84

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We know not fully what we do
Author: Jennie Wilson
Refrain First Line: Eternity will tell



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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Consecrated Hymns #84

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Hymns that Help #147

Standard Songs. Special ed. #d168

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