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Waiting still whate'er betide

Waiting still whate'er betide

Author: William Cushing
Tune: [Waiting still whate'er betide]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Waiting still whate’er betide,
Oft in toilsome paths and wide,
Till the blessed eventide
Bring me rest, sweet rest and home.

Rest and home, sweet rest and home;
Dear heavenly home;
Day by day I nearer come
To my rest and home.

2 Waiting till the war shall cease,
And the warrior find release,
‘Till the evening time of peace
Bring me rest, sweet rest and home. [Refrain]

3 Waiting still I cannot fear,
With my Saviour always near,
‘Till the victory’s song of cheer
Bring me rest, sweet rest and home. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #57

Author: William Cushing

Cushing, William Orcutt , born at Hingham, Massachusetts, Dec. 31, 1823, is the author of the following hymns which appear in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos:— 1. Beautiful valley of Eden. Heaven. 2. Down in the valley with my Saviour I would go. Trusting to Jesus. 3. Fair is the morning land. Heaven. 4. I am resting so sweetly in Jesus now. Rest and Peace in Jesus. 5. I have heard of a land far away. Heaven. 6. 0 safe to the Rock that is higher than I. The Rock of Ages. 1. Ring the bells of heaven, there is joy today. Heavenly Joy over repenting Sinners. 8. We are watching, we are waiting. Second Advent anticipated. Mr. Cushing has also several additional hymns in some American Sunday School collections… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Waiting still whate'er betide
Author: William Cushing
Refrain First Line: Rest and home, sweet