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1 We are waiting for the Master
Who will bid us rise and come
To the glory of His presence
In that everlasting home.
They are waiting at the portal,
All the lov’d ones gone before,
Waiting only for our coming,
Waiting at the open door.
2 Many weary days we travel
In the darkest storm and strife,
Bearing many a heavy burden
Ere we reach the higher life. [Refrain]
3 Many friends who journey’d with us
Found that portal long ago;
One by one they left us battling
With our dark and crafty foe. [Refrain]
4 Yes, their pilgrimage was shorter
And their triumph sooner won;
But how lovingly they’ll greet us
When the toils of life are done! [Refrain]Source: Songs of Summerland #56