Till Jesus comes, we'll labor, watch and pray

Till Jesus comes, we'll labor, watch and pray

Author: Mrs. John T. Benson
Tune: ["Till Jesus comes," we’ll labor, watch and pray]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 "Till Jesus comes," we’ll labor, watch and pray,
In His dear service spend each waiting day,
And while His work our loving hands employ,
We upward gaze, and watch for Him with joy.

For He’ll come, yes, He’ll come,
His promise to fulfill;
The hope of His appearing:
Our hearts with rapture fill;
We’re waiting for the dawn
Of earth’s millennial morn,
When we’ll greet our glorious bridegroom,
King of kings.

2 I’ll come again, we read the message sweet,
Its words of cheer to weary hearts repeat;
Tell of His blood that cleanseth from all sin,
The joy He gives, the victory within. [Refrain]

3 O Bride of Christ, be faithful to thy Lord,
To every nation speed His parting word;
Be filled with faith, and keep the heart aglow,
Let all the world your hope in Jesus know. [Refrain]

4 The toil and suffering here will soon be o’er,
And with the Lord we’ll be forevermore;
Go labor on, and for His coming pray;
O blessed hope! we’ll see His face some day. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12865

Author: Mrs. John T. Benson

Mrs. John T. Benson (Eva Green Benson) was born on July 21, 1865 in Mississippi and died on August 3, 1932 in Haysboro, Tennesee. With her husband she compiled two hymnbooks: Living Water Songs No. 2 and Glory Songs, published by the Pentecostal Mission Publishing Company in Nashville, Tennessee. NN, Hymnary. Source: http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/e/n/benson_eg.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Till Jesus comes, we'll labor, watch and pray
Author: Mrs. John T. Benson
Refrain First Line: For he'll come, yes he'll come
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #12865
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The Cyber Hymnal #12865

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