One more day’s work for Jesus
One more day’s work for Jesus. Anna Bartlett Warner* (1827-1915).
This appeared in Warner’s Wayfaring Hymns, Original and Translated (1869). It was the last hymn in the book, entitled ‘The Song of a Tired Servant’:
‘One more day’s work for Jesus,’ - One less of life for me! But heaven is nearer, And Christ is dearer, Than yesterday, to me.His love and lightFill all my soul to-night.
One more day’s work for Jesus: How glorious is my King! ’Tis joy, not duty, To speak His beauty; My soul mounts on the wingAt the mere thoughtHow Christ her life hath bought.
One more day’s work for Jesus. Sweet, sweet the work has been; To tell His story, To show the glory...
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