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قبل شق الفجر يوما

قبل شق الفجر يوما

Author: Winfield Macomber
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 - قبل شقِّ الفجرِ يوماً
بين طياتِ السَّحَرْ
جاءني صوتُ منادٍ
معلناً هذا الخبرْ
إنَّ أجواقَ الأعالي
تتغنى وتُجيبْ
المسيحُ الربُّ آتٍ
هوَ آتٍ عن قريبْ

2 - وكثيراً ما أُناجي
ذلك الصوتَ العَلي
فيعودُ لي رجائي
وظلامي ينجلي
ردِّدوا القولَ الـمُعزّي
واجعَلوا البُشرى تَطيبْ
المسيحُ الرب آتٍ
هوَ آتٍ عن قريبْ

3 - طالَ يا ربُّ انتظاري
فجرَ إقبالِ السلامْ
حينما الأحزانُ تمضي
والخطايا والحِمامْ
فاحمرارُ الأفقِ بادٍ
أنشَدَتْ رُسْلُ الحبيبْ
المسيحُ الرب آتٍ
هو آتٍ عن قريبْ

Source: ترانيم مسيحية #148

Author: Winfield Macomber

Born: September 15, 1865, Bucksport, Maine. Died: October 19, 1896, Lisbon, Portugal. Often misidentified as "William," Macomber came to Christ at age 16, then worked distributing materials for the American Bible Society. In 1890, he enrolled at the New York Missionary Training Institute (later renamed Nyack College), and in 1892 went to the Congo for the International Missionary Alliance. He returned to America a year later for health reasons, and in 1894 began teaching the Congolese language at his alma mater. He compiled an English-Fioti grammar and dictionary for use by missionaries, and in 1896 returned to missionary work in the Congo. Once again, ill health forced his departure, but he never made it to America, and succumbed in Po… Go to person page >

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First Line: قبل شق الفجر يوما
English Title: Christ Is Coming (In the glow of early morning)
Author: Winfield Macomber
Language: Arabic
Notes: Suggested tune: [We are waiting blessed Savior], by Ira D. Sankey
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