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I'm Waiting for Thee

O why dost thou linger so long

Author: Mrs. R. N. Turner
Tune: [O, why dost thou linger so long]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O, why dost thou linger so long
Outside in the danger and cold?
Come home to the shelter and warmth,
Come home to the joy of the fold.

Refrain:
Come home, come home, I am calling today;
Come home, I am waiting for thee;
Come home, come home, to the arms of my love,
I am waiting, waiting for thee.

2 The light streameth out from the door,
Behold it and enter and live!
The service of love is most sweet;
And life everlasting I give. [Refrain]

3 Who comes to the fold of my care
Shall drink from the fountain of joy,
And works of devotion and love
His heart and his hands shall employ. [Refrain]

4 Then come without waiting or doubt,
Bring all of your burdens to me;
There’s rest in the shelter of home,
There’s rest and there’s comfort for thee. [Refrain]

Source: Showers of Blessing #51

Author: Mrs. R. N. Turner

Fronie Bell Turner, married to Rev. R. N. Turner, pastor in the Protestant Episcopal Church. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O why dost thou linger so long
Title: I'm Waiting for Thee
Author: Mrs. R. N. Turner
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Come home, come home, I am calling today
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

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Cheerful Songs #51

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Sacred Trio #368

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Showers of Blessing #51

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The Sacred Trio #368

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