The gate beautiful . a nook forlorn,Yesterday a babe was born:He shall do thy waiting task ;All thy questions he shall ask,And the answers will be given,Whispered lightly out of heaven. • • • • • Tis enough of joy for theeHis high purpose to foresee. Sitting in our house of cedar, with marvelousgoodness filling all our life, let us look outand see the needs of Gods work about us. Letus think of the many things which wait forloving hearts and willing hands and promiseGod our best, all we can do. Let him choosewhat he would have us do, and because ourparticular dream of service is declined, let

The gate beautiful . a nook forlorn,Yesterday a babe was born:He shall do thy waiting task ;All thy questions he shall ask,And the answers will be given,Whispered lightly out of heaven. • • • • • Tis enough of joy for theeHis high purpose to foresee. Sitting in our house of cedar, with marvelousgoodness filling all our life, let us look outand see the needs of Gods work about us. Letus think of the many things which wait forloving hearts and willing hands and promiseGod our best, all we can do. Let him choosewhat he would have us do, and because ourparticular dream of service is declined, let Stock Photo
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