I will come again.@John 14:3
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Fanny Crosby (1820-1915)

Fanny Crosby, in Chautauqua Carols, edited by Robert Lowry, Howard Doane & William F. Sherwin (New York & Chicago, Illinois: Biglow & Main, 1878), number 143. Some hymnals show the author as Kate Smiley, one of Fanny’s pseudonyms.

W. Howard Doane (🔊 pdf nwc).

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W. Howard Doane (1832-1915)

Bright till our Lord’s returning,
Till the Savior comes;
Oh, may our lamps be burning,
Till the Savior comes.

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Here in sweet communion,
Watching, waiting ever,
Let us dwell in bond of union
Till the Savior comes.

Why should our hearts grow weary,
Till the Savior comes?
Why should our way be dreary,
Till the Savior comes?

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Watch, while our burden bearing,
Till the Savior comes;
Pray, while our labor sharing,
Till the Savior comes.

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Count every pain a pleasure,
Till the Savior comes;
Trust for our heavenly treasure,
Till the Savior comes.

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Love be our joyful story,
Till the Savior comes,
Love and our home in glory,
Till the Savior comes.

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