359. S. M. Bulfinch. The Use of Present Opportunities.
1 Children of light, awake,
At Jesus' call arise,
Forth with your leader to partake
His toils, his victories.
2 Ye must not idly stand,
His sacred voice who hear;
Arm for the strife the feeble hand,
The holy standard rear.
3 Nought doth the world afford,
But toil must be the price;
Wilt thou not, servant of the Lord,
Then toil for paradise?
4 Awake, ye sons of light,
Strive till the prize be won;
Far spent already is the night;
The day comes brightening on.