Till the Savior Comes

Bright till our Lord's returning

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Bright till our Lord's returning]
Published in 5 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Bright till our Lord’s returning,
Till the Savior comes;
Oh, may our lamps be burning,
Till the Savior comes.

Here in sweet communion,
Watching, waiting ever,
Let us dwell in bond of union
Till the Savior comes.

2 Why should our hearts grow weary,
Till the Savior comes?
Why should our way be dreary,
Till the Savior comes? [Refrain]

3 Watch, while our burden bearing,
Till the Savior comes;
Pray, while our labor sharing,
Till the Savior comes. [Refrain]

4 Count every pain a pleasure,
Till the Savior comes;
Trust for our heavenly treasure,
Till the Savior comes. [Refrain]

5 Love be our joyful story,
Till the Savior comes,
Love and our home in glory,
Till the Savior comes. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9668

Author: Fanny Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: Bright till our Lord's returning
Title: Till the Savior Comes
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Here in sweet communion
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #9668
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