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Where hast thou gleaned today, reaper

Where hast thou gleaned today, reaper

Author: Herbert Buffum
Tune: [Where hast thou gleaned today, reaper]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Where hast thou gleaned today, reaper?
Where hast thou gleaned today?
Out in the highways and byways of sin,
Calling the wanderers lovingly in,
Seeking some poor precious wand’rer to win,
Where hast thou gleaned today?

Refrain:
Where hast thou gleaned?
Where hast thou gleaned?
Gathering sheaves, or nothing but leaves?
Where hast thou gleaned today?

2 Where hast thou gleaned today, reaper?
Where hast thou gleaned today?
Out in the world with its glitter and glare,
Where Satan spreads for the wayward a snare?
Seeking some jewels so precious and rare,
Where hast thou gleaned today? [Refrain]

3 Where hast thou gleaned today, reaper?
Where hast thou gleaned today?
Into the dwellings of vice and of shame,
Where sin and wickedness unrivaled reign,
There have you taken the dear Savior’s name,
Where hast thou gleaned today? [Refrain]

4 Where hast thou gleaned today, reaper?
Where hast thou gleaned today?
Hast thou stood idly and watched others reap,
Or in despair o’er thy failures to weep?
Go gather grain ere the night shadows creep,
Where hast thou gleaned today? [Refrain]

Source: His Worthy Praise #111

Author: Herbert Buffum

Herbert Buffum was born in La Fayette, Illinois 13 November 1879. He became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He started preaching at seventeen years of age. He did city mission work up and down the Pacific Coast and later in small towns in Kansas. He began publishing hymns at the age of eighteen. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: Where hast thou gleaned today, reaper
Author: Herbert Buffum



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