Behold, the expected time draw near

Representative Text

1 Behold th'expected time draw near,
The shades disperse, the dawn appear;
The barren wilderness assume
The beauteous tints of Eden's bloom.

2 Events with prophecies conspire
To raise our faith, our zeal to fire:
The rip'ning fields, already white,
Present a harvest to our sight.

3 Come, let us with a grateful heart
In this blest labor share a part,
Our prayers and off'rings gladly bring
To aid the triumphs of our King.

4 Our hearts exult in songs of praise
That we have seen these latter days,
When our Redeemer shall be known
Where Satan long has held his throne.


Source: Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #225

Author: Mrs. Vokes

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Text Information

First Line: Behold, the expected time draw near
Author: Mrs. Vokes
Refrain First Line: There's a better day coming

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A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #317

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d46

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d29

A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d56

Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d21

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #450

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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #225

Children's Praise #d13

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d94

Cole's Pocket Edition of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, Containing Most of the Tunes Used in Different Churches #d15

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Hymnal Adapted to the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Revised Edition #450

Hymns for Sunday Schools, Selected from Various Authoors #d29

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d107

Hymns of The Voice of Praise #d17

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #535

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Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #535

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #535

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #535

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d73

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #1114

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d75

Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d24

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Seamen's Hymns #571

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d57

Select Hymns #d44

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Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #398

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Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #571

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #1125

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1125

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1125

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1125

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1125

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1125

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #662

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d88

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d57

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The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #428

The Church Hymn Book #d93

The Church Hymn Book #d43

The Halifax Selection of Hymns: intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d46

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1137a

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The Sacred Lyre: a new collection of hymns and tunes, for social and family worship #363

The Saints' Harp #d112

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d72

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #790

The Songs of Zion: or, The Christian's New Hymn Book, for the Use of the Methodists #d20

The Songs of Zion: or, the Christian's New Hymn Book, for the Use of the Methodists. 2nd ed. #d19

The Temple Harp #d30

The Voice of Praise #d16

Village Hymns #d58

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