Why stand ye here idle, with so much to do

Why stand ye here idle, with so much to do

Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: Eden Reeder Latta

Eden Reeder Latta, 1839-1915 Born: March 24, 1839, Haw Patch, In­di­a­na. Died: Dec 21, 1915, Gut­ten­berg, Io­wa. Buried: City cem­e­tery, Gut­ten­berg, Io­wa. Boyhood friend of Wil­liam A. Og­den, Lat­ta taught for a time in the pub­lic schools of Coles­burg, Io­wa. He wrote over 1,600 songs and hymns in his life­time. His works in­clude: The Ri­ver of Life (Bos­ton, Mass­a­chu­setts: Ol­iv­er Dit­son Com­pa­ny) Sources: Hall, pp. 173-75 Lyrics-- Away to the Woods Beautiful Robe and Crown Blessèd Be the Fount­ain Bright Glo­ry to Come Can Je­sus See and Hear? Come to Je­sus Green Past­ures He Is Ris­en I’m a Child of the King It Is… Go to person page >

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First Line: Why stand ye here idle, with so much to do
Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Refrain First Line: Do much or do little

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Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

Cumberland Hymns, a Collection of "Whosoever Will" Songs. Centenary ed. #d259

Down at the Cross #d381

Go Ye Therefore No. 2 #d117

Gospel Melodies: a New Collection of Gospel Hymns and Songs #d207

Gospel Voices No. 3 #d159

Our Cumberland Presbyterian Hymnal #d405

Our Sabbath Home Praise Book #d186

Songs of Calvary and Pentecost #d159

Spirit and Life #d198

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