Only a little while sowing and reaping

Only a little while sowing and reaping

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Only a little while, sowing and reaping]
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1. Only a little while, sowing and reaping,
Only a little while, our vigil keeping;
Then we shall gather home, no more to sever,
Clasped in eternal love, blest, blest forever.

Blest, blest forever,
No more to sever,
Clasped in eternal love,
Blest, blest forever.

2. Only a little while, heartbreak and sorrow,
Dark though the night may be, cloudless the morrow;
Only a little while, Earth ties to sever,
Then in our Father land, blest, blest forever. [Refrain]

3. Only a little while, shadow and sadness,
Then in eternity sunshine and gladness;
Only a little while, then o’er the river,
Home, rest and victor palm, life, joy forever. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #546

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton, Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Alice Monteith, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Southeast, Putnam County, N. Y., March 24, 1820. She became… Go to person page >

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First Line: Only a little while sowing and reaping
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Blest, blest forever, no more to sever


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