I am waiting for the dawning Of the bright and blessed day

I am waiting for the dawning Of the bright and blessed day

Author: S. Trevor Francis
Published in 12 hymnals

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1 I am waiting for the dawning
Of the bright and blessèd day,
When the darksome night of sorrow
Shall have vanished far away—
When for ever with the Savior,
Far beyond this vale of tears,
I shall swell the song of worship
Through the everlasting years,
Through the everlasting years.

2 I am looking at the brightness—
See, it shineth from afar—
Of the clear and joyous beaming
Of the "Bright and Morning Star."
Through the dark gray mist of morning
Do I see its glorious light;
Then away with every shadow
Of this sad and weary night,
Of this sad and weary night.

3 I am waiting for the coming
Of the Lord who died for me;
Oh, His words have thrilled my spirit,
"I will come again for thee."
I can almost hear His footfall,
On the threshold of the door,
And my heart, my heart is longing,
To be with Him evermore,
To be with Him evermore.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10515

Author: S. Trevor Francis

Francis, Samuel Trevor, son of an artist, was born at Cheshunt, Herts, in 1835, and is a merchant in London. He has written numerous hymns, which have been printed in various religious newspapers and periodicals during the past 30 years. Of these hymns the following are in the Enlarged London Hymn Book, 1873:— 1. Blessed, blessed Jesus. Pressing Onward. 2. Gracious Saviour, grant Thy word. Lent. 3. Home, home of light and glory. Heaven Desired. 4. I am waiting for the dawning. Heaven Anticipated. 5. Jesus, we remember Thee. Passiontide. 6. O child of sorrow, weary, distressed. Salvation in Jesus only. 7. O Jesus, how great is Thy mercy. Salvation in Jesus. 8. Safe to land, no shadows darken. Death and B… Go to person page >

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First Line: I am waiting for the dawning Of the bright and blessed day
Author: S. Trevor Francis

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The Cyber Hymnal #10515
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Complete Mission Praise #262
The Cyber Hymnal #10515TextScoreAudio
Include 10 pre-1979 instances



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