Why stand ye gazing up into Heaven? This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into Heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen Him go into Heaven.@Acts 1:11
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Eliza E. Hewitt (1851-1920)

Eliza E. Hewitt, in Joyful Praise, edited by Charles H. Gabriel (Cincinnati, Ohio: Jennings & Pye, 1902), number 14.

William A. Post (🔊 pdf nwc).

Why stand ye idly gazing t’ward Heaven’s blessèd height?
This same Jesus is coming back again;
The shining angels told it, arrayed in spotless white;
This same Jesus is coming back again.

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This same Jesus, this same Jesus;
Oh, tell the joyful tidings to all the sons of men!
Oh, let us work and pray, rejoicing every day;
This same Jesus is coming back again.

Receiving His good Spirit, we’ll know His presence near;
This same Jesus is coming back again;
He fills us with His blessing, He gives us love and cheer;
This same Jesus is coming back again.

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Our lowly talents doubling, more faithful may we be;
This same Jesus is coming back again;
And spread abroad His Gospel with happy hearts and free;
This same Jesus is coming back again.

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In every time of trial we’ll trust His changeless love;
This same Jesus is coming back again;
The mighty King of glory still reigns for us above;
This same Jesus is coming back again.

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