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We Are Coming

We have heard thy gentle voice, O blessed Savior

Author: George W. Lyon
Published in 10 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 We have heard Thy gentle voice, O loving Saviour!
We are coming, we are coming at Thy call;
Take us in Thy mighty arms and help us ever;
Safely shelter, in Thy arms we fall.

Refrain:
We are coming, we are coming,
We are coming, blessed Saviour, at Thy call;
We are coming, we are coming,
We are safe when in Thy mighty arms we fall.

2 We will follow in Thy footsteps, blessed Master;
From Thy paths of love and duty never stray;
And Thy loving voice shall cheer us as we journey
To the land of beauty far away. [Refrain]

3 We will follow though the tempest bursts around us,
Though the waves of earthly sorrow o’er us roll,
For we know Thy mighty hand will part the waters,
And Thy peace will still the storm control. [Refrain]

Source: Fair as the Morning. Hymns and Tunes for Praise in the Sunday-School #136

Author: George W. Lyon

In 1864, Oliver Ditson sent Lyon, with Patrick Healy, to Chicago, Illinois, to establish a branch of Ditson’s company. Lyon and Healy became one of the leading music dealers in America, specializing in the production of instruments of many kinds, including harps, violins, pianos, and organs. Sources: Pratt, pp. 24-25 http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/l/y/o/lyon_gw.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We have heard thy gentle voice, O blessed Savior
Title: We Are Coming
Author: George W. Lyon
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We are coming
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Alexander's Gospel Hymn Book No. 3 #d20
Echoes of Zion Nos. 1 & 2 #d158
Fair as the Morning. Hymns and Tunes for Praise in the Sunday-School #136TextAudioPage Scan
Good Tidings: Nos. 1 & 2 combined #A34Page Scan
Jewels of Praise for Religious Assemblies #d30
Joy Bells of Heaven #d83
Joyful Greeting: for the Sabbath-school #62Page Scan
Shook's Song Evangelist: a new collection of music for Sunday schools, gospel meetings, choirs and private worship #41Page Scan
Songs for the Service of Christ #d29
The Missionary Triumph: being a collection of Songs suitable for all kinds of Missionary Serves #42Page Scan
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