Who will work for Jesus

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1. Who will work for Jesus in the harvest field,
The sheaves to garner in?
Who today will join us and the sickle wield,
These precious souls to win?

Chorus:
Go, gather in the sheaves,
O haste, O haste away;
Go and work for Jesus in the harvest field,
Go forth and work today.

2. Ev'ry single corner of this world-wide field
Is white with ripened grain,
Faithful, earnest effort will a harvest yield,
God's work is not in vain. [Chorus]

3. See the host around us who the Lord's might be!
Oh do not now delay!
Think of waiting millions far across the sea!
Go forth and work today. [Chorus]

4. There's a crown awaiting ev'ry faithful one
Who lends a helping hand;
Jesus soon is coming and will say "Well done"
To all the mission band. [Chorus]

Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #8

Author: Clarence M. Seamans

Seamans, Clarence Milton. (Johnston, Rhode Island, February 8, 1869--July 21, 1939, Whitman, Massachusetts). Direct descendant of Roger Williams, the founder of the Rhode Island Colony. Seamans married Annie May Bennett on October 8, 1890; they had four children. Ordained to the ministry of the Advent Christian Church, he served their churches in Pascoag and River Point, R.I.; Dover, New Hampshire; Chelsea, Springfield, and Boston, Mass.; and Rutland, Vermont. His last 19 years were spent as pastor in Whitman, Mass. For many years, he was secretary of the Massachusetts Advent Christian Conference and of the Marion (Mass.) Campmeeting Association. He was also active in the Alton Bay (N.H.) Campmeeting Association. He contributed many arti… Go to person page >

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First Line: Who will work for Jesus
Author: Clarence M. Seamans
Refrain First Line: Go gather in the sheaves

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