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What have you done as the days have sped by

What have you done as the days have sped by

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [What have you done as the days have sped by?]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 What have you done as the days have sped by?
What have you done for Jesus?
What blessed records were entered on high?
What have you done for Jesus?

Refrain:
What have you done for Jesus?
What have you done for Jesus?
When fades the day, O what will you say?
What have you done for Jesus?

2 Pleasures you’ve sought, and the world’s fleeting gain,
What have you done for Jesus?
Treasures of earth you have tried to obtain,
What have you done for Jesus? [Refrain]

3 Riches untold He has bought you and me;
What have you done for Jesus?
Blessed salvation, abundant and free!
What have you done for Jesus? [Refrain]

4 No work abides but the service of love;
What have you done for Jesus?
Seeking the jewels, that sparkle above,
What have you done for Jesus? [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #67

Author: Eliza 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 have you done as the days have sped by
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: What have you done for Jesus

Timeline

Instances

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Gospel Gems Number 1 #106

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Jubilate #67

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The Gospel Message No. 3 #1

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