Just a little while, and the day will dawn

Just a little while, and the day will dawn

Author: Thomas O. Chisholm
Tune: [Just a little while and the day will dawn]
Published in 5 hymnals

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1 Just a little while, and the day will dawn,
And the dreary night be forever gone;
Just a little while ere the storm will cease,
Ere the heav'nly calm, the eternal peace.

Chorus:
Just a little while, O it won't be long,
Courage, fainting heart! let your faith be strong;
Soon our weary feet to the end will come--
Glory be to God! we are almost home.

2 Just a little while, then the toils are done,
And the battle fought, and the vict'ry won,
We shall lay the cross and the burden down,
To receive at last heaven's promised crown. [Chorus]

3 Just a little while, and the tears that stray
Down our faces now God will wipe away;
And the bitter pain and the wand'rings lone,
All will surely end at the Father's throne. [Chorus]

4 Just a little while--let us work and wait,
Til our Father's hand opens wide the gate,
And we hear His voice sweetly bid us come,
Evermore to dwell with the Lord at home. [Chorus]

Source: Revival Praises #24

Author: Thomas O. Chisholm

Thomas O. Chisholm was born in Franklin, Kentucky in 1866. His boyhood was spent ona farm and in teaching district schools. He spent five years as editor of the local paper at Franklin. He was converted to Christianity at the age of 26 and soon after was business manager and office editor of the "Pentecostal Hearld" or Louisville, Ky. In 1903 he entered the ministry of the M. E. Church South. His aim in writing was to incorporate as much as Scripture as possible and to avoid flippant or sentimental themes. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916)… Go to person page >

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First Line: Just a little while, and the day will dawn
Author: Thomas O. Chisholm

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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Gospel Chimes #d51
Revival Praises #24TextPage Scan
Songs of Sovereign Grace #24TextAudioPage Scan
Sweet Harmonies (A New Song Book) #d88
The Young People's Hymnal, adapted to the use of Sunday schools, Epworth leagues, prayer meetings, and revivals #125Page Scan
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