773. Heaven Shall Not Wait
||HEAVEN SHALL NOT WAIT|
||John L. Bell (1987)|
||© 1987 WGRG, Iona Community (admin. GIA Publications, Inc.)|Text Information:
This stirring, prophetic hymn is organized around two recurring four-syllable phrases, the ﬁrst of which introduces an idealized scenario of what Dietrich Bonhoeffer would call “cheap grace,” while the second announces the “costly grace” of God’s redeeming work in Jesus Christ.