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Only waiting

I am waiting for the morning of the blessed day to dawn

Author: W. G. Irvin
Tune: [I am waiting for the morning] (Fillmore)
Published in 44 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I am waiting for the morning
Of the blessed day to dawn,
When the sorrow and the sadness
Of this changeful life are gone.

I am waiting, only waiting,
Till this weary life is o'er;
Only waiting for my welcome,
From my Saviour on the other shore.

2 I am waiting, worn and weary
With the battle and the strife,
Hoping, when the warfare's over,
To receive a crown of life. [Chorus]

3 Waiting, hoping, trusting ever,
For a home of boundless love,
Like a pilgrim looking forward
To the land of bliss above. [Chorus]

4 Hoping soon to meet the loved ones
Where the many mansions be,
Longing for the happy welcome
When my Saviour comes for me. [Chorus]

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1340

Author: W. G. Irvin

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Text Information

First Line: I am waiting for the morning of the blessed day to dawn
Title: Only waiting
Author: W. G. Irvin
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #5225
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The Cyber Hymnal #5225

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