We have the word of the prophets…and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.@2 Peter 1:19
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Henry J. E. Holmes (1852-1938)

Lucy A. Bennett, in Hymns of Consecration and Faith, by James Mountain (London: Marshall Brothers, new & enlarged edition, circa 1902), number 419.

Love Divine (Holmes) Henry J. E. Holmes (🔊 pdf nwc).

Dear Savior, thro’ the far-spent night
We wait and watch for Thee;
The light of earth for us has set
Behind dark Calvary.

We yearn to see the rosy dawn
Whose promise beams afar;
And ever, with expectant hearts,
Desire the Morning Star.

Oh dawn most fair! Oh day most bright!
Across the eastern sky
The Advent-glory soon shall break—
Redemption draweth nigh.

It may be sooner than we think
Shall end the long delay!
It may be that the Bridegroom-King
E’en now is on His way!