Dear ones are waiting in heaven

Dear ones are waiting in heaven

Author: J. A. Patton
Tune: [Dear ones are waiting in heaven]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Dear ones are waiting in heaven,
Clad in their garments of white,
Anxiously look for our coming
Home to the mansions of light;
Safely they passed thro’ the portals
Into the haven of rest,
Washed in the blood of the Saviour,
Now they are happy and blest.

Refrain:
Waiting, waiting,
Over the bright crystal sea,
Waiting, waiting,
Dear ones are waiting for thee.

2 Faces that beamed with their kindness,
Forms we remember in love,
Shining resplendent with glory,
Beam on us still from above;
Hands that once lightened our burdens,
Voices we cherished so long,
Beckon us onward and upward,
Welcome us home with their song. [Refrain]

3 Yes, they are waiting and watching,
Free from all labor and care,
Dwelling secure in the Mansions
Jesus has gone to prepare,
Dear is the thought in our sorrow,
Parted from us tho’ they be,
Yet, we shall meet them in glory,
Safe o’er the bright crystal sea. [Refrain]

Source: The Gospel Chorus: for use in prayer meetings, young people's societies and revivals #102

Author: J. A. Patton

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Text Information

First Line: Dear ones are waiting in heaven
Author: J. A. Patton
Refrain First Line: Waiting, waiting, over the bright crystal sea
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