As long as it is day, we must do the work of Him Who sent Me. Night is coming, when no one can work.@John 9:4
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Anna B. Warner (1827-1915)

Anna B. Warner, Wayfaring Hymns, Original and Translated 1869.

Robert Lowry (🔊 pdf nwc).

One day, while the children in a Mission Chapel were singing One more day’s work for Jesus, a woman passing by stopped outside to listen. She went home with these words fixed in her mind. The next day, as she was bending over the washtub, the words of the hymn came to her again and aroused the question, Have I ever done one day’s work for Jesus in all my life? That marked the turning point. There and then she began to work for Christ. She washed the clothes for Jesus, cleaned the house for Jesus, administered the needs of her family for Jesus. A new light came into her life; and at the close of that day she could sing with a different feeling and new enthusiasm: “One more day’s work for Jesus; How sweet the work has been.”

Sankey, p. 210

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Robert Lowry (1826-1899)

One more day’s work for Jesus,
One less of life for me!
But Heav’n is nearer, and Christ is clearer
Than yesterday, to me.
His love and light fill all my soul tonight.

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One more day’s work for Jesus,
One more day’s work for Jesus,
One more day’s work for Jesus,
One less of life for me!

One more day’s work for Jesus!
How sweet the work has been,
To tell the story, to show the glory,
Where Christ’s flock enters in!
How it did shine in this poor heart of mine.

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One more day’s work for Jesus!
O yes, a weary day;
But Heav’n shines clearer, and rest comes nearer,
At each step of the way;
And Christ in all, before His face I fall.

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O blessèd work for Jesus!
O rest at Jesus’ feet!
There toil seems pleasure, my wants are treasure,
And pain for Him is sweet.
Lord, if I may, I’ll serve another day!

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