Scripture Verse

Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these My brethren, ye have done it unto Me. Matthew 25:40

Introduction

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William H. Luckenbach
(1828–1896)

Words: William H. Luckenbach, in the Lu­ther­an Sun­day School Her­ald, be­fore 1894.

Music: An­vers Irv­ing P. Em­er­ick, be­fore 1894 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Em­er­ick (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?

Lyrics

What are thou doing for Jesus?
If thou canst give out of love,
Only a cup of cold water,
He will reward thee above.

Refrain

He gave His life to redeem thee,
Thee to restore to His fold:
All He has done to reclaim thee,
Never in time can be told.

What are thou doing for Jesus?
What of Him hast thou to say?
If a sweet word, then delay not,
Let it be whispered today.

Refrain

What are thou doing for Jesus?
If of His cross thou canst sing,
Sing, till the blue dome above thee
Heavenly echoes shall ring.

Refrain

What are thou doing for Jesus?
What hast thou long wished to try?
Do it, for life is fast waning,
And the dark night draweth nigh.

Refrain