Are you yearning for the glory

Are you yearning for the glory

Author: Ada R. Habershon
Tune: [Are you yearning for the glory]
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Are you yearning for the glory
Mid the toil and sorrows here?
Is the prospect more enchanting,
Does it strengthen, does it cheer?

If He came today,
If He came today,
Would He find you glad and ready?
If He came to day,
If He came today,
would He find you ready if He came to day?

2 Would you like this very moment,
To be brought into that scene,
And to stand within His presence,
With no vail to come between. [Refrain]

3 In that place so pure and holy,
Would you shrink before the light?
Do you know His blood most precious,
Hath availed to wash you white? [Refrain]

4 If you knew that He could save you
And His love could realize,
Would it fill your heart with rapture,
Would it prove a glad surprise? [Refrain]

5 If He came as He hath promised,
In the twinkling of an eye,
Would He find you waiting for Him,
List’ning for His welcome cry? [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Hymns No. 3 #114

Author: Ada R. Habershon

Ada Ruth Habershon (1861-1918) was a Christian hymnist, probably best known for her 1907 hymn "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" Ada R. Habershon was born in Marylebone, England on Jan­u­a­ry 8, 1861. Her father, Dr. Samuel Osborne Ha­ber­shon, was a noted physician; her mother was Grace Habershon. She was raised in Chelsea, London, in a Christian home. In her twenties, she was a member of the circle surrounding Charles Spurgeon. She met Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey in 1884 during their preaching tour of England. At their urging, she visited the United States, delivering a series of lectures on the Old Testament that were later published. Habershon's first foray into hymn writing came in 1899, when she wrote several hymns in the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Are you yearning for the glory
Author: Ada R. Habershon
Refrain First Line: If he came today
Copyright: Public Domain



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Alexander's Hymns No. 3 #114

Alexander's Hymns of Praise No. 1 #d2

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