Long for my Savior I've been waiting

Long for my Savior I've been waiting

Tune: EXPECTATION (11567)
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Long for my Saviour I've been waiting,
Long time have watched by night and day;
Feared, lest my faith and hope abating,
I should lose courage by the way.

Chorus:
Jesus soon is coming;
This is my song;
Cheers the heart when joys depart,
And foes are pressing strong.

2 Here in this vale of sin and sorrow
I have been wandering many years,
Still looking for that happy morrow
When God would wipe away my tears. [Chorus]

3 Ofttimes the tempter comes in power,
Fain then would lead my steps astray;
But when the clouds begin to lower,
Hope turns the darkness into day. [Chorus]

4 O it will be but little longer
I must these many woes endure;
Then let my faith and hope grow stronger;
My Father's promise still is sure. [Chorus]

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #872

Text Information

First Line: Long for my Savior I've been waiting
Refrain First Line: Jesus soon is coming
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns and Tunes #289

Hymns for Second Advent Believers #d73

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d638

Second Advent Hymn Book #d56

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Songs for Service #111

The Church Hymnal #186

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #872

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