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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.

Refrain:
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

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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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