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What Are You Doing For Jesus?

What are you doing for Jesus, Dear friend, today?

Author: E. E. Hewitt
Tune: [What are you doing for Jesus]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 What are you doing for Jesus,
Dear friend, today?
How are you serving the Master,
While passing along the way?

Bright moments are flying!
What are you doing for Jesus?
Come, gladly replying,
Now will I labor for Jesus;
Wait not for tomorrow;
Lifting a burden of sorrow,
Leading another to Jesus;
What are you doing today?

2 How are you helping your neighbor,
Dear friend, today?
Some kindly deed you may render,
Some comforting word may say. [Refrain]

3 How are you showing His glory,
Dear friend, today?
Faithfully telling the story,
That scatters the clouds away? [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #8

Author: E. E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: What are you doing for Jesus, Dear friend, today?
Title: What Are You Doing For Jesus?
Author: E. E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Bright moments are flying