So far in 2022, 11 million people from 200-plus countries around the world have benefitted from the Hymnary website! Thank you to all who use Hymnary.org and all who support it with gifts of time, talent and treasure. If you feel moved to support our work today with a gift of any amount and a word of encouragement, we would be grateful. You can donate online at our secure giving site. Or, if you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to: Hymnary.org, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. May the hope, love, joy and peace of Advent be yours this day and always.

The upward gaze

Have you on the wedding garments

Author: F. M. Atkinson
Tune: [Have you on your wedding garments]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Have you on your wedding garments,
Are you clothed in raiment white,
Are you looking for the Bridegroom
Coming back on clouds of light?

Refrain:
Are you looking for the Bridegroom,
Are you shouting loud His praise,
Are you waiting, are you watching,
Have you now the upward gaze?

2 Are you looking unto Jesus
For the saving, cleansing pow’r;
Is your heart made pure and holy,
Does He keep you ev’ry hour? [Refrain]

3 Spread the tidings that He’s coming,
Sing aloud the glad refrain;
Send the news to ev’ry nation,
Christ is coming back again. [Refrain]

4 O the joy when we shall meet Him,
Left behind all pain and tears,
In His bright millennial kingdom,
Reign with Christ a thousand years.

I am looking for the Bridegroom,
I am shouting loud His praise,
I am waiting, I am watching,
I have now the upward gaze.

Source: The Joy Bells of Canaan or Burning Bush Songs No. 2 #119

Author: F. M. Atkinson

Early 20th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Have you on the wedding garments
Title: The upward gaze
Author: F. M. Atkinson
Refrain First Line: Are you looking for the bridegroom
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

The Bread of Life Songs #d33

TextAudioPage Scan

The Joy Bells of Canaan or Burning Bush Songs No. 2 #119

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.