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He expecteth, he expecteth, Down the stream of time

He expecteth, he expecteth, Down the stream of time

Author: Alice Jane Janvrin
Published in 6 hymnals

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1. He expecteth, He expecteth!
Down the stream of time,
Still the words come softly ringing,
Like a chime.

2. Oft times faint, now waxing louder
As the hour draws near,
When the King in all His glory,
Shall appear.

3. He is waiting with long patience
For His crowning day,
For that kingdom which shall never
Pass away.

4. And till ev’ry tribe and nation
Bow before His throne,
He expecteth loyal service
From His own.

5. He expecteth—but He heareth
Still the bitter cry
From earth’s millions, Come and help us,
For we die.

6. He expecteth—doth He see us
Busy here and there,
Heedless of those pleading accents
Of despair?

7. Shall we—dare we—disappoint Him?
Brethren, let us rise!
He who died for us is watching
From the skies.

8. Watching till His royal banner
Floateth far and wide,
Till He seeth of His travail

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #2263

Author: Alice Jane Janvrin

Janvrin, Alice Jane, daughter of William Janvrin, was born in the island of Jersey on Dec. 13, 1846, but has resided mainly in England. She has written somewhat extensively for the Church Miss. Society and kindred associations. In 1903 she edited the letters of Bishop Ridley, late of New Caledonia, which was published as Snapshots from the North Pacific, and has done other work for the Church Missionary Society. Her hymns include the following:— 1. Great Jehovah, King of Nations. [Opening of Missionary Exhibitions.] Written in 1902, for missionary exhibitions. 2. He expecteth, He expecteth! [Missions.] For the annual anniversary of the C.M.S. Gleaners' Union Miss Janvrin has written a hymn each anniversary during the last t… Go to person page >

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First Line: He expecteth, he expecteth, Down the stream of time
Author: Alice Jane Janvrin



The Cyber Hymnal #2263
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