2298. He'll Come and Tarry Not

1. O child of God, there is for thee
A hope that shines amid the gloom,
A gladsome hope that thou shalt see
Thy Lord, for He will surely come.

He’ll come, yes, He’ll come and tarry not;
He’ll come, yes, He’ll come and tarry not;
He’ll come, He’ll come,
He’ll come and tarry not.

2. When in this world His hands had made,
No room was found for Jesus then;
The mountainside was oft His bed;
Now, glorified, He comes again.

3. Exalted now to Heaven’s throne,
The Savior there of sinful men;
His loving heart yearns o’er His own,
And for them He will come again.

4. O child of God, thy lot may be
Oft mixed with trial, grief and pain;
Look up, He’ll surely come for thee;
He says, I’ll quickly come again.

5. Then joy unmingled will be thine,
Earth’s tears and trials all forgot;
So cheer thy heart, no more repine,
His word is sure: He’ll tarry not.

Text Information
First Line: O child of God, there is for thee
Title: He'll Come and Tarry Not
Author: Thomas D. W. Muir, 1855-1931
Refrain First Line: He'll come, yes, He'll come and tarry not
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [O child of God, there is for thee]
Composer: William James Kirkpatrick, 1838-1921
Incipit: 55545 65134 32654
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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