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The Coming of the Lord Draweth Nigh

Lift your eyes unto the heavens, ye who wait the Lord's return

Author: Avis B. Christiansen
Tune: [Lift your eyes unto the heavens, ye who wait the Lord's return]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Author: Avis B. Christiansen

Avis Marguerite Burgeson was born in 1895 and lived in Chicago all her life. She attended the Moody Church, pastored for many years by Dr. Harry Ironside. In 1917, Avis Burgeson married Ernest Christiansen who later became a vice president of Moody Bible Institute. She was a modest and retiring woman, and sometimes used pen names: Avis Burgesson, Christian B. Anson and Constance B. Reid. She began writing poems in childhood, and before her death in 1985 had written thousands of them. She died in 1985. NN, Hymnary  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lift your eyes unto the heavens, ye who wait the Lord's return
Title: The Coming of the Lord Draweth Nigh
Author: Avis B. Christiansen
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O the coming of the Lord draweth nigh
Publication Date: 1934
Copyright: © 1934 by Wendell P. Loveless, in "Radio Songs and Choruses"

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Radio Songs and Choruses of the Gospel No. 1 #4

Radio Songs and Choruses #19

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