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He Is Coming

I am watching for the coming Of my Savior and my king

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [I am watching for the coming]
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 I am watching for the coming
Of my Savior and my king,
What a joyous happy meeting that will be!
I am waiting every day to
Hear the trumpet’s awful ring,
When the Son of Man shall come in majesty.

Refrain:
He is coming, He is coming,
He is coming soon to catch away His bride;
He is coming, He is coming,
O how happy will my place be at His side!

2 When the fig trees’ leaf appears,
We know that summer draweth nigh,
From the bondage of the winter it is free;
As the lightning shineth forth
Across the dark and stormy sky,
So the coming of the Son of Man shall be. [Refrain]

3 I am ready now to meet Him,
For my lamp is burning bright,
From all earthly ties and bondage I am free;
He may be here ere the morning,
Yes, perhaps before the night,
Then forever with the Savior I shall be. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10517

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I am watching for the coming Of my Savior and my king
Title: He Is Coming
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Refrain First Line: He is coming, He is coming
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10517
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
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