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The Lord in his word has commanded

The Lord in his word has commanded

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [The Lord in his word has commanded]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 The Lord in his word has commanded
That faithful I ever must be;
And now I am waiting the Bridegroom,
Whenever he calleth for me.

Waiting till He shall appear,
My lamp burning brightly and clear;
My watch I will keep,
Nor slumber nor sleep;
I’m waiting till he shall appear.

2 My lamp must be carefully guarded,
That Jesus its lustre may see;
For, though I am sure of his coming,
I know not how soon it will be. [Refrain]

3 Perhaps he may come at the midnight,
Perhaps at the dawning of day;
But I must be ready to meet him,—
His summons admits no delay. [Refrain]

4 By grace he shall find me still watching,
And clothed in the garment so fair,
With a garment his love has provided
For all at the marriage to wear. [Refrain]

Source: Showers of Blessing #50

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Lord in his word has commanded
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Waiting till he shall appear



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, the Joyful Sound #367Page Scan
Showers of Blessing #50TextAudioPage Scan
The Sacred Trio: comprising Redemption Songs, Showers of Blessing, The Joyful Sound (Word ed.) #367Page Scan