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Waiting on the Lord

Waiting on the Lord, for the promise given

Author: Charles F. Weigle (1903)
Tune: [Waiting on the Lord, for the promise given]
Published in 29 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Waiting on the Lord, for the promise given;
Waiting on the Lord to send from heaven:
Waiting on the Lord, by our faith receiving;
Waiting in the upper room.

The power! the power!
Gives vict’ry over sin, and purity within;
The power! the power!
The pow’r they had at Pentecost.

2 Waiting on the Lord, giving all to Jesus;
Waiting on the Lord, till from sin He frees us;
Waiting on the Lord for the heav’nly breezes:
Waiting in the upper room. [Refrain]

3 Waiting on the Lord, longing to mount higher;
Waiting on the Lord, having great desire;
Waiting on the Lord for the heav’nly fire;
Waiting in the upper room. [Refrain]

Source: Yes, Lord!: Church of God in Christ hymnal #414

Author: Charles F. Weigle

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Text Information

First Line: Waiting on the Lord, for the promise given
Title: Waiting on the Lord
Author: Charles F. Weigle (1903)
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The power, the power
Copyright: Public Domain



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