When we work for the Lord

When we work for the Lord

Author: J. H. Fillmore
Tune: [When we work for the Lord]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When we work for the Lord
He doth help us each day;
He doth bless us and guide us
In his own perfect way;
Every trial grows sweet,
Every burden grows light,
And his angels will guard us
Through the night, through the night.

2 When we work for the Lord
We have nothing to fear,
For the joy of his presence
Bringeth heaven so near;
While his strong arm upholds,
And we share in his love,
We receive his protection
From above, from above.

3 When we work for the Lord
Every arm groweth strong;
And a sweet inspiration
Floweth forth in a song;
When the work here is done,
He will take us to rest,
We shall dwell in the mansions
Of the blest, of the blest.

Source: The Christian Sunday School Hymnal: a compilation of choice hymns and tunes for Sunday schools #23

Author: J. H. Fillmore

James Henry Fillmore USA 1849-1936. Born at Cincinnati, OH, he helped support his family by running his father's singing school. He married Annie Eliza McKrell in 1880, and they had five children. After his father's death he and his brothers, Charles and Frederick, founded the Fillmore Brothers Music House in Cincinnati, specializing in publishing religious music. He was also an author, composer, and editor of music, composing hymn tunes, anthems, and cantatas, as well as publishing 20+ Christian songbooks and hymnals. He issued a monthly periodical “The music messsenger”, typically putting in his own hymns before publishing them in hymnbooks. Jessie Brown Pounds, also a hymnist, contributed song lyrics to the Fillmore Music Hous… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When we work for the Lord
Author: J. H. Fillmore
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Grace and Glory #61

Joy and Gladness #d146

Joy and Gladness for the Sunday School and Home #d144

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Songs of Glory, No.2 #91

Songs of Gratitude #d155

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The Christian Sunday School Hymnal #23

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