Can I do aught for Jesus

Can I do aught for Jesus

Author: Fred A. Fillmore
Tune: [Can I do aught for Jesus]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Can I do aught for Jesus,
Aught in his vineyard so fair?
Yes, I will enter his service,
With other workers there.

I will be a faithful toiler!
There is much for me to do;
Lo, the harvest field’s already white
And the lab’rers are few.

2 Can I do aught for Jesus?
White is the harvest today?
Yes, I will toil with the workers,
Bearing the sheaves away. [Refrain]

3 Can I do aught for Jesus,
Can I my powers employ?
Yes, I will faithfully use them;
Toil will be sweet with joy. [Refrain]

Source: His Worthy Praise #41

Author: Fred A. Fillmore

Born: May 15, 1856, Par­is, Ill­i­nois. Died: No­vem­ber 15, 1925, Ter­race Park, Ohio. Buried: Mil­ford, Ohio. Frederick Augustus Fillmore, who was born on May 15, 1856, in Paris, IL, one of seven children, five sons and two daughters, born to Augustus Damon and Hannah Lockwood Fillmore. His father was a preacher in the Christian Church, as well as a composer, songbook compiler, and hymn publisher who developed his own system of musical notation using numbers on the staff in place of note heads. Augustus eventually settled in Cincinnati, OH, and established a music publishing business there. Until 1906, there was no official distinction between "Christian Churches" and "Churches of Christ." The names were used pretty much inte… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Can I do aught for Jesus
Author: Fred A. Fillmore
Refrain First Line: I will be a faithful toiler
Copyright: Public Domain


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His Worthy Praise #41

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