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We're looking for Jesus

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1. We're looking for Jesus,
Our Saviour, to come,
Awaiting that glorious day;
When angels shall gather
his children safe home,
And sorrow and tears flee away.

We're looking, we're looking,
We're looking for Jesus to come;
He's coming, he's coming,
With angels to gather us home.

2. Our hope is built sure
On the rock of his word,
He surely is coming again;
From angels the promise
his faithful ones heard
The Master is coming to reign. [Chorus]

3. He's coming in splendor
All dazzling and bright,
His chariot wheels rolling in fire;
The world shall behold him,
Oh, glorious sight!
The Christ clad in kingly attire. [Chorus]

4. How sinners will mourn
As they look on his face!
How awful will be their despair!
But saints clad in white will
be bold in his grace,
Expecting his glory to share. [Chorus]

Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #82

Author: Clarence M. Seamans

Seamans, Clarence Milton. (Johnston, Rhode Island, February 8, 1869--July 21, 1939, Whitman, Massachusetts). Direct descendant of Roger Williams, the founder of the Rhode Island Colony. Seamans married Annie May Bennett on October 8, 1890; they had four children. Ordained to the ministry of the Advent Christian Church, he served their churches in Pascoag and River Point, R.I.; Dover, New Hampshire; Chelsea, Springfield, and Boston, Mass.; and Rutland, Vermont. His last 19 years were spent as pastor in Whitman, Mass. For many years, he was secretary of the Massachusetts Advent Christian Conference and of the Marion (Mass.) Campmeeting Association. He was also active in the Alton Bay (N.H.) Campmeeting Association. He contributed many arti… Go to person page >

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First Line: We're looking for Jesus
Author: Clarence M. Seamans


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