Lord, We Wait

Lord, we wait; Thy sowers wait

Author: S. A. Stanwell
Tune: BEXFIELD (Anonymous)
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Lord, we wait; Thy sowers wait,
Spent with bootless toil;
Sowing early, sowing late,
On a stubborn soil.

2 Lord, we wait; the parchèd ground
Needs the softening shower;
Let the hardened hearts around
Feel its quickening power.

3 Lord, we wait; the tender blade
Needs the heav’nly dew;
Shall its first fair promise fade?
O! its life renew.

4 Feeble faith and waning love,
Hope that scarcely lives,
Wait the influence from above
That Thy Spirit gives.

5 Plead we not our Father’s word?
Shall we plead in vain?
Lo! the prayer of faith is heard!
Lo! the gracious rain!

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8473

Author: S. A. Stanwell

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First Line: Lord, we wait; Thy sowers wait
Title: Lord, We Wait
Author: S. A. Stanwell
Source: The School Hymnal by William Rawson Stevenson (London: E. Marlborough, 1880)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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