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Day of Christ

We wait for a great and glorious day

Author: A. L. Skoog
Published in 6 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. We wait for a great and glorious day,
As many as love the Lord,
When shadows shall flee, and clouds pass away,
And weeping no more be heard.

Refrain
O wonderful day, that soon may be here!
O beautiful hope, the pilgrim to cheer!
Thy coming we hail in tuneful accord,
Thou glorious day of Christ, our Lord.

2. In glory and pow’r our King shall appear,
And call to Himself His own;
No distance, nor death shall part them as here,
Nor sin, with its pains, be known. [Refrain]

3. For crosses we’ve born then crowns will be giv’n,
For tempests, eternal calm;
For pathway of thorns, rich mansions in Heav’n,
For warfare, the victor’s palm. [Refrain]

4. We know not the day, we know not the hour,
When sounds the last trump so clear;
But loud rings a cry from truth’s lofty tower,
The day of the Lord is near. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7251

Author: A. L. Skoog

Skoog, Andrew L. (Gunnarskog, Sweden, December 17, 1856 [sic]--October 30, 1934, Minneapolis, Minnesota). Evangelical Covenant. Son of pietists. Tailor's apprentice at 10. Family emigrated to St. Paul, Minn., when Andrew was 13. Only formal music training was 12 lessons on a melodeon. Organist, choir director, and Sunday School superintendent in Swedish Tabernacle, Minneapolis, 1886-1916. Co-editor of hymnals: Evangelii Basun I & II, 1881-1883; Lilla Basunen, 1890; and Jubelklangen, 1896. Was in editorial committee of Covenant's first three hymnals: Sions Basun, 1908; De Ungas Sångbok, 1914; and Mission Hymns, 1921. Editor and publisher of Gittit 1892-1908, a monthly choir journal with music; a series of ten bound volumes of choir selectio… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We wait for a great and glorious day
Title: Day of Christ
Author: A. L. Skoog
Refrain First Line: O wonderful day that soon may be here

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The Cyber Hymnal #7251
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Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

The Covenant Hymnal #772

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The Cyber Hymnal #7251

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