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Would you know the joy of living on the higher ground of love

Author: Nella F. Ford
Tune: [Would you know the joy of living] (Gabriel)
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Would you know the joy of living
On the higher ground of love?
Would you know the Savior’s friendship?
Would you every promise prove?
Would you gather precious jewels
For your crown of life above?
Live, work, pray for others!

Others! others!
Live to work, and watch and pray for others!
Let the blessèd Master our example ever be;
Live, work, pray for others!

2 Would you have the world the better
That you lived in it today?
Would you let a little sunshine
In upon some darkened way?
Would you bring a soul to Jesus?
Would you seek for those astray?
Live, work, pray for others! [Refrain]

3 Would you cheer another fainting
In the battle for the right?
Would you stay the foot that falters
As it climbs the mountain’s height?
Would you speak the word of kindness
That shall make a dark day bright?
Live, work, pray for others! [Refrain]

4 Would you feel the secret presence
Of the Master as you go?
Would you walk with faith unshaken
On your mission here below?
Would you face your Lord unfearing,
His "Well done!" at last to know?
Live, work, pray for others! [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13235

Author: Nella F. Ford

Early 20th Century Ford’s works include: The Pageant of Methodism, 1914  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Would you know the joy of living on the higher ground of love
Title: Others
Author: Nella F. Ford
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Others! others!
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #13235
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #13235

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