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I'm Waiting for Thee, Lord

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1. I'm waiting for Thee,
Lord, Thy beauty to see,
Lord, I'm waiting for Thee,
For Thy coming again;
Thou 'rt gone over there,
Lord, A place to prepare,
Lord, Thy home I shall share,
At Thy coming again.

2. 'Mid danger and fear,
Lord, I'm oft weary here,
Lord, The day must be near
Of Thy coming again;
'Tis all sunshine there,
Lord, No sighing nor care,
Lord, But glory so fair
At Thy coming again.

3. While Thou art away,
Lord, I stumble and stray,
Lord, Oh, hasten the day
Of Thy coming again;
This is not my rest,
Lord, A pilgrim confess'd,
Lord, I wait to be blest,
At Thy coming again.

4. Our loved ones before,
Lord, Their troubles are o'er,
Lord, I'll meet them once more
At Thy coming again;
Thy blood was the sign,
Lord, That mark'd them as thine,
Lord, And brightly they'll shine
At Thy coming again.

5. E'en now let my ways,
Lord, Be bright in Thy praise,
Lord, For brief are the days
Ere Thy coming again;
I'm waiting for Thee,
Lord, Thy beauty to see,
Lord, No triumph for me
Like Thy coming again.

Source: The Gospel Awakening: a collection of original and selected "hymns and spiritual songs" for the use in gospel meetings everywhere #54

Author: Hannah K. Burlingham

Burlingham, Hannah Kilham, eldest daughter of Henry Burlingham of Evesham. She died at Evesham, May 15, 1901, aged 59. Many of her translations from the German are noted in this Dictionary. See list, p. 1507, iii, [Rev. James Mearns. M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907) ----------------- She was raised in a Quaker family, Burlingham and became associated with the Plymouth Brethren around 1863. Many of her religious poems and translations appeared in the British Herald. © The Cyber Hymnal™. Used by permission. (  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'm waiting for Thee, Lord, Thy beauty to see
Title: I'm Waiting for Thee, Lord
Author: Hannah K. Burlingham
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Thy coming again
Copyright: Public Domain



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