A Little While to Wait

A little while to wait, and watch and wonder

Author: Charles H. Crandall
Tune: [A little while to wait and watch and wonder]
Published in 10 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. A little while to wait and watch and wonder,
And then to know the spirit’s glad release;
A little while to bear the strife and thunder,
And then to hear the harmonies of peace.

A little while, a little while,
A little while, and we shall go,
To be at home with Christ in Heav’n forever,
With all the saints eternal joys to know.

2. A little while to climb life’s stormy mountain,
And then to see the vale with beauty rife;
A little waiting by the barren fountain,
And then to taste the living streams of life. [Refrain]

3. A little while to say, not mine, but Thy way,
And then to wonder we were not more wise;
A little stumbling in the dusty highway,
And then the meadowlands of paradise. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #3814

Author: Charles H. Crandall

Late 19th Century  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A little while to wait, and watch and wonder
Title: A Little While to Wait
Author: Charles H. Crandall
Language: English
Refrain First Line: A little while, a little while
Publication Date: 1897
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #3814
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The Cyber Hymnal #3814

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