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The tidal wave is coming, salvation full and free

The tidal wave is coming, salvation full and free

Author: John P. Brooks
Tune: [The tidal wave is coming, salvation full and free]
Published in 8 hymnals

Representative Text

1 "The tidal wave is coming, salvation full and free,
With shout and song it sweeps along like billows of the sea;
The jubilee of holiness will ring thro' earth and sky,
The dawn of grace draws on apace, 'tis coming by and by.

Chorus:
Coming by and by, Coming by and by,
A better day is dawning soon, He's coming by and by;
We'll wait that glorious moment when from out the op'ning sky,
Our Lord shall come to take us home—He's coming by and by.

2 "We're waiting, Lord, and longing, till Thou shalt come again,
To claim Thine own, and on Thy throne, in peace and love to reign;
We'll wait that glorious coming till from out the op'ning sky
Our Lord shall come to take us home, He's coming by and by. [Chorus]

3 There's cleansing offered freely to all who come today,
And trusting in the promises, will walk the narrow way;
For perfect peace in Him is found, and joys which ne'er shall die,
And when He comes we'll reign with Him, He's coming by and by. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning glory no. 2: a collection of gospel hymns #83

Author: John P. Brooks

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Text Information

First Line: The tidal wave is coming, salvation full and free
Author: John P. Brooks
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Coming by and by
Publication Date: 1885
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Cream of Song #d197

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Crowning glory no. 2 #83

Gathered Jewels, No.2 #d141

Gospel Melodies #d177

Happy Day #d127

Heavenly Tidings #d91

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Songs of the Pentecost for the Forward Gospel Movement #157

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d350

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