A Good Motto

Work, work for Jesus, Well and willingly

Author: Julia H. Johnston
Tune: [Work, work for Jesus] (Owen)
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 Work, work for Jesus,
Well and willingly,
Ever true and faithful,
Though no eye may see.

Chorus:
Work for Jesus day by day,
He is near you all the way.
Willing service he desires,
What you have, the Lord requires;
Work, work for Jesus today.

2 Work, work for Jesus,
Well and willingly;
What you have to offer,
Give with spirit free. [Chorus]

3 Work, work for Jesus,
Well and willingly;
Use whate'er he gives you,
Whatsoe'er it be. [Chorus]

Source: Bible Study Songs: for junior societies, junior and primary Sunday schools #70

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. 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 >

Text Information

First Line: Work, work for Jesus, Well and willingly
Title: A Good Motto
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Refrain First Line: Work for Jesus day by day
Copyright: Public Domain

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