We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts.@2 Peter 1:19

Grace W. Burleigh, 1903.

Daniel B. Towner (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Daniel B. Towner (1850-1919)

We must wait in this shadowy land
Till the day shall dawn;
We must march with the brave pilgrim band,
Till the day shall dawn;
Till the day shall dawn,
Till the day shall dawn,
Till morning light shall scatter night,
And the day-star arise in our hearts.

We must live full of kindness and love,
Till the day shall dawn;
We must trust in our Father above,
Till the day shall dawn;
Till the day shall dawn,
Till the day shall dawn,
Till far and near the morn appear,
And the day-star arise in our hearts.

We must comfort the hearts that are sad,
Till the day shall dawn;
We must help them to trust and be glad,
Till the day shall dawn;
Till the day shall dawn,
Till the day shall dawn,
Till sorrow’s night shall fade in light,
And the day-star arise in our hearts.

We must watch for our Jesus to come,
Till the day shall dawn;
We must wait for the sweet rest of home,
Till the day shall dawn;
Till the day shall dawn,
Till the day shall dawn,
Till God’s dear Son shall say, Well done,
And the day-star arise in our hearts.