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Gathering sheaves for Jesus

Work in the harvest that for you calls

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [Work in the harvest that for you calls]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Work in the harvest that for you calls;
Gathering sheaves for Jesus,
Work till the twilight around you falls,
Gathering sheaves for Jesus;
Hasten, O hasten, delay no more,
Garner for heaven the golden store,
Work till the season of toil is o’er,
Gathering sheaves for Jesus.

Refrain:
Gathering sheaves,
Gathering sheaves,
Find in life’s harvest divine employ,
Bringing the soul everlasting joy,
Rapture that never shall know alloy,
Gathering sheaves for Jesus.

2 Reap, for the harvest-field lies worldwide,
Gathering sheaves for Jesus,
Serve with the faithful ones side by side,
Gathering sheaves for Jesus;
Tho’ you toil hard thro’ the burning heat,
Laying bright grain at the Master’s feet,
You will have won benediction sweet,
Gathering sheaves for Jesus. [Refrain]

3 Patiently toil in the field of time,
Gathering sheaves for Jesus,
Laying up treasure for realms sublime,
Gathering sheaves for Jesus;
Tho’ you oft weary and faint may be,
And with dim eyes oft your tasks may see,
Labor in faith for eternity,
Gathering sheaves for Jesus. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #132

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Work in the harvest that for you calls
Title: Gathering sheaves for Jesus
Author: Jennie Wilson

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Gospel Praises for Use in Meetings of Christian Worship #162

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Songs of Sovereign Grace #174

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The Service of Praise #132

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