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The Waiting Savior

In the silent hours of darkness

Author: P. A. Chadbourne
Tune: [In the silent hours of darkness]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In the silent hours of darkness,
When the world is hushed and still,
Comes the Savior, gently knocking,
Till His locks the dewdrops fill.

Oh, for grace to listen to Him,
Oh, for room within my heart;
Oh, for love to bid Him enter,
Enter never to depart.

2 Listen, O my soul, with wonder,
That the Savior comes to thee,
Ever knocking, ever waiting,
Waiting what thy will shall be. [Refrain]

3 Come and enter, precious Savior,
Come, dear Father, with the Son,
Come, Thou ever loving Spirit,
Come, Thou Holy Three in One. [Refrain]

Source: The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #26

Author: P. A. Chadbourne

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Text Information

First Line: In the silent hours of darkness
Title: The Waiting Savior
Author: P. A. Chadbourne
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, for grace to listen to him
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Calvary Echoes #d25

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Finest of the Wheat Male Chorus #56

Songs of Promise #d49

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #26

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