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Go work

Work for time is flying

Author: Horatius Bonar
Tune: [Work, for time is flying]
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Work, for time is flying,
Work with hearts sincere;
Work, for souls are dying,
Work, for night is near;
In the Master’s vineyard;
Go and work to-day;
Be no useless sluggard
Standing in the way.

2 In this glorious calling,
Work till day is o’er;
Work till, ev’ning falling,
You can work no more;
Then your labour bringing
To the King of kings,
Borne, with joy and singing,
Home on angels’ wings.

3 There, where saints adore Him,
Where the ransomed meet,
Joy they show before Him,
Bowing at His feet;
Hear the Master saying,
From His heavenly throne,
When thy toil rewarding,
“Laborer, well done!”

Source: Gospel Hymns No. 6 #122

Author: Horatius Bonar

Horatius Bonar was born at Edinburgh, in 1808. His education was obtained at the High School, and the University of his native city. He was ordained to the ministry, in 1837, and since then has been pastor at Kelso. In 1843, he joined the Free Church of Scotland. His reputation as a religious writer was first gained on the publication of the "Kelso Tracts," of which he was the author. He has also written many other prose works, some of which have had a very large circulation. Nor is he less favorably known as a religious poet and hymn-writer. The three series of "Hymns of Faith and Hope," have passed through several editions. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Work for time is flying
Title: Go work
Author: Horatius Bonar

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Brightest Glory: a collection of choice original hymns and tunes, by our best composers, for the Sunday schools, young people's meetings, and all religious gatherings #39Page Scan
Christian Endeavor Edition of Gospel Hymns No. 6: Canadian ed. (words only) #122Page Scan
Gospel Hymns No. 6 #122TextAudioPage Scan
Gospel Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined: for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #359Page Scan
Kindly Light #d173
Notes of Joy, for the Sabbath School #d165
Songs of Praise and Devotion #d98
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #702Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #702Page Scan
The New Era of Song #d167
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