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We Will Work for Jesus

Full Text

1 We will work for Jesus, and adore the plan
That exalteth so a fallen race,
Joining with the Savior, doing what we can
To extend the wonders of His grace.

Refrain:
We will work for Jesus, we will work for Jesus,
We will live for Him who died for all;
We will work for Jesus, we will work for Jesus,
Till we hear the final trumpet call.

2 We will work for Jesus, all to Him we owe;
Only for His mercy we would be
Lost in sin forever; but we truly know
That His mighty love has set us free. [Refrain]

3 We will work for Jesus, we are not our own,
Jesus, we can never idle be;
Souls around us dying, purchased for Thy throne,
We will gather all we can for Thee. [Refrain]

4 We will work for Jesus, bless His holy name!
Everywhere the ripened grain we see;
Early in the morning till the day is gone,
Jesus, we will labor on for Thee. [Refrain]

Hymnal of the Church of God, 1953 (Timeless Truths)

Author: D. S. Warner

Warner, Daniel Sidney. (near Marshallville, Wayne County, Ohio, 1842--1895). Church of God. Reared on an Ohio farm. During the Civil War, he substituted for a brother. Later he taught school. He attended Oberlin College briefly in 1865. By 1867 he was licensed to preach by the Western Ohio Eldership of the Church of God (Winebrennerian). His experience in preaching was gained on circuits in Nebraska and Ohio. In 1874 he was in trouble with the Eldership for preaching entire sanctification. Soon he joined the Indiana Eldership. In 1881 he was in trouble with this Eldership over sectism. Warner was an associate editor of the Herals of Gospel Freedom in 1878. this paper was merged with the Pilgrim about 1881, and the new paper was called th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We will work for Jesus and adore the plan
Title: We Will Work for Jesus
Author: D. S. Warner (1893)
Meter: 11.9.11.9.6.6.9.6.6.9
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We will work for Jesus

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Timeless Truths #791Text
Include 4 pre-1979 instances



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