Waiting

Since the day when Olivet's summit

Author: Charles W. Fletcher
Tune: [Since the day when Olivet's summit]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Since the day when Olive’s summit
Lost the pressure of His feet,
Faith, in watchfulness, has waited,
Him thro’ clouds re-cleft to greet.

Refrain:
Then the shadows will have vanished,
Which across my life are cast;
Every doubt forever banished,
When I see His face at last.

2 For His coming I am living,
For His voice my ear I train;
Every gold-lined cloud foretells me
Of the splendor of His reign. [Refrain]

3 In the thrall of man’s transgression,
Till His scepter rules the earth,
Painfully creation travails,
Waiting for its pledged re-birth. [Refrain]

4 I am waiting for the morning
When His beams shall gild and bless;
When the night of faith is ended
By the Sun of righteousness. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #14465

Author: Charles W. Fletcher

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Text Information

First Line: Since the day when Olivet's summit
Title: Waiting
Author: Charles W. Fletcher
Refrain First Line: Then the shadows will have vanished
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #14465
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #14465

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