I Will Do My Part

It may be little that I can do

Author: Charles W. Naylor (1918)
Tune: [It may be little that I can do]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 It may be little that I can do,
Nor may I have much to say,
But in that little I mean to be true,
And do what I can today.

Refrain:
From the depths of my heart I will do my part
With a ready and willing hand;
And I will not shirk, I will faithfully work
In the place that my Lord hath planned.

2 The work He giveth may lowly be,
It may not win man’s applause,
But if I do what He chooses for me,
I know it will help His cause. [Refrain]

3 In vain no service that love may give,
No matter how small it be;
In God’s remembrance it ever shall live
To shine in eternity. [Refrain]

4 In that fair day, when the crowns are brought
For those who have faithful proved,
There will be one for each soul that has wrought—
For all that have worked and loved. [Refrain]


Source: Timeless Truths #926

Author: Charles W. Naylor

Naylor, Charles Wesley. (1874--1950). C. W. Naylor was born in southern Ohio and reared in Ohio and West Virginia by grandparents. At the age of nineteen he left the Methodist church for the Church of God. He worked for a while at the Gospel Trumpet Company in Grand Junction, Michigan and on some evangelistic tours. He was ordained in 1899 in Springfield, Ohio. He was first injured in 1908 in Florida while moving timbers from under a meeting tent. He suffered a dislocated kidney and other internal injuries. A year later he was in a bus accident that left him an invalid for the rest of his life. Naylor wrote eight books, many articles and pamphlets, many hymns and gospel songs, besides being a columnist in the Gospel Trumpet. --John W.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: It may be little that I can do
Title: I Will Do My Part
Author: Charles W. Naylor (1918)
Meter: 9.7.10.7.11.8.11.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Timeless Truths #926

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