The beauteous day

We are watching, we are waiting For the bright prophetic day

Author: William Cushing
Tune: [We are watching, we are waiting]
Published in 53 hymnals

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1 We are watching, we are waiting,
For the bright prophetic day:
When the shadows, weary shadows,
From the world shall roll away.

We are waiting for the morning,
When the beauteous day is dawning;
We are waiting for the morning,
For the golden spires of day.

2 We are watching, we are waiting,
For the star that brings the day:
When the night of sin shall vanish,
And the shadows melt away. [Refrain]

3 We are watching, we are waiting,
For the beauteous King of day:
For the Chiefest of ten-thousand,
For the Life, the Truth, the Way. [Refrain]

Lo! He comes! see the King draw near;
Zion, shout! the Lord is near.

Source: The New Christian Hymnal #93

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. O 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 >

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First Line: We are watching, we are waiting For the bright prophetic day
Title: The beauteous day
Author: William Cushing
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: For the morning



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