Come, Lord, and tarry notAuthor: Horatius Bonar (1846)
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1 Come Lord, and tarry not;
Bring the long-looked-for day;
O why these years of waiting here,
These ages of delay?
2 Come, for Thy saints still wait;
Daily ascends their sigh:
The Spirit and the Bride say, "Come":
Dost Thou not hear the cry?
3 Come, for creation groans,
Impatient of Thy stay,
Worn out with these long years of ill,
These ages of delay.
4 Come, and make all things new;
Build up this ruined earth;
Restore our faded Paradise,
Creation's second birth.
5 Come, and bring Thy reign
Of everlasting peace;
Come, take the kingdom to Thyself,
Great King of Righteousness.
The Hymnal: Published by the authority of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., 1895
Come, Lord, and tarry not. H.Bonar. [Second Advent desired.] Printed in May, 1846, at the end of one of the Kelso Tracts, and again in his Hymns of Faith and Hope, 1857. It is in 14 stanzas of 4 lines, with the heading "Come, Lord," and the motto from St. Augustine, "Senuit mundus." Centos, varying in length and construction, but all beginning with stanza i., are in extensive use in America. In Great Britain it is less popular. A cento, beginning with stanza ii., "Come, Lord; Thy saints for Thee," is also given in Kennedy, 1863, No. 22.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
|Instances (1 - 4 of 4)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #242||Come, Lord, and Tarry Not!||Come, Lord, and tarry not!||ST. BRIDE||Horatius Bonar, 1808-1889||SM||Revelation 22:17||2012||Advent Season | ; Hope | ; New Creation | ; New Life | ; Perseverance | ; Redemption | ; Reign of God, Kingdom | ; Second Coming ||
|The Cyber Hymnal #913||Come, Lord, and Tarry Not||Come, Lord, and tarry not||ST. BRIDE||Horatius Bonar||SM|
|Worship (3rd ed.) #366||Come, Lord, and Tarry Not||Come, Lord, and tarry not!||ST. BRIDE||Horatius Bonar, 1808-1889||SM||Revelation 22:17||1986||Advent | ; Christ the King | ; Jesus Christ | ; Kingdom | ; New Creation | ; Peace | ; Petition | ; Second Coming | ; Trust | ; Canons ||
|Worship (4th ed.) #401||Come, Lord, and Tarry Not!||Come, Lord, and tarry not!||ST. BRIDE||Horatius Bonar, 1808-1889||SM||Revelation 22:17||2011||Advent ||