Waiting and Watching

Waiting and watching for dawning of day

Author: Mary B. Peck
Tune: [Waiting and watching for dawning of day]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Waiting and watching for dawning of day,
Day never ending and gloriously bright;
Pilgrims of earth, upward look on your way;
Faithful your vigil, you’ll soon find the light.

Waiting and watching, the light soon will dawn;
Pilgrim, look upward, there shines the dawn.

2 Wait ye, and watch, but oh, never despair!
Weary, and sorrowing pilgrims of earth;
Darkest the night, just as dawning so fair,
On this dear world has its glorious birth. [Refrain]

3 Led by a star, just one single clear ray,
"Jesus the Dayspring" by wise men was found;
In the bright realms where eternal is day,
He is now waiting our faint hopes to crown. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12930

Author: Mary B. Peck

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Text Information

First Line: Waiting and watching for dawning of day
Title: Waiting and Watching
Author: Mary B. Peck
Refrain First Line: Waiting and watching, the light soon will dawn
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #12930
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #12930

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