One day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some men count slackness.@2 Peter 3:8–9
Bradford Torrey (1843–1912)

Bradford Torrey, in The Boston Transcript, 1875.

Dolomite Chant Austrian tune. Harmony by Joseph T. Cooper, 1879; arranged by Richard W. Adams, 1998 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Not so in haste my heart!
Have faith in God, and wait;
Although He linger long,
He never comes too late.

He never cometh late;
He knoweth what is best;
Vex not thyself in vain;
Until He cometh, rest.

Until He cometh, rest,
Nor grudge the hours that roll;
The feet that wait for God
Are soonest at the goal.

Are soonest at the goal
That is not gained with speed;
Then hold thee still, my heart,
For I shall wait His lead.