Shall I Wait?

Shall I wait, until the sunset

Author: T. Furey
Tune: [Shall I wait, until the sunset]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Shall I wait, until the sunset
Marks the close of life’s short day,
Ere I give my heart to Jesus,
And his word and truth obey?

Refrain:
No! I will remember Jesus
In this glad accepted hour;
Give myself unto his service,
Yield to his resistless power.

2 Shall I wait for manhood’s vigor;
Thinking that the world’s vain toy,
Will then fail to give me pleasure,
Or give place to other joys? [Refrain]

3 Shall I wait, until the morrow
Brings me nearer to the tomb;
When I know that death’s keen arrow
May before then seal my doom? [Refrain]

Source: The Ark of Praise #53

Author: T. Furey

Late 19th Century We have little data on Furey, except that he was a minister. --www.hymntime.com/tch Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Shall I wait, until the sunset
Title: Shall I Wait?
Author: T. Furey
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Refrain First Line: No, I will remember Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #8990
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #8990

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