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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.

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
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Work for Jesus day by day
Copyright: Public Domain


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Bible Study Songs #70

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