Category Archives: EARLY ADVENT

438 – You Will See Your Lord A-Coming

1 You will see your Lord a-coming, You will see your Lord a-coming, You will see your Lord a-coming In a few more days. Refrain: Hear the band of music, Hear the band of music, Hear the band of music which is sounding thro’ the air. 2 Gabriel sounds his mighty trumpet, Gabriel sounds his … Continue reading

439 – How Far From Home

1 How far from? I asked, as on I bent my steps-the watchman spake: “the long, dark night is almost gone, The morning soon will break. Then weep no more, but speed thy flight, With Hope’s bright star guiding ray, Till thou shalt reach the realms of light, In everlasting days.” 2 I asked the … Continue reading

440 – How Cheering Is the Christian's Hope

1 How cheering is the Christian’s hope, While toiling here below! It bouys us up while this passing through This wilderness of woe, 2 It bouys us up while this passing through This wilderness of woe, It bouys us up while passing through This wilderness of woe. 3 It points us to a land of … Continue reading

441 – I Saw One Weary

1 I saw one weary, sad, and torn, With eager steps press on the way, Who long the hallowed cross had born, Still looking for the promised day; While many a line of grief and care, Upon his brow was furrowed there; I asked what buoyed his spirits up, “O this” said he-“the blessed hope.” … Continue reading

442 – How Sweet Are the Tidings

1 How sweet are the tidings that greet the pilgrim’s ear, As he wanders in exile from home! Soon, soon will the Savior in glory appear, And soon will the kingdom come. Refrain He’s coming, coming, coming soon I know, Coming back to this earth again; And the weary pilgrims will to glory go, When … Continue reading

443 – There'll Be No Sorrow There

1 There’ll be no night in heaven, In that blest world above; No anxious toil, no weary hours; For labor there is love. Refrain There’ll be no sorrow there, There’ll be no sorrow there; In heaven above, where all is love, There’ll be no sorrow there. 2 There’ll be no grief in heaven; For life … Continue reading

444 – I'm a Pilgrim

1 I’m a pilgrim, and I’m a stranger; I can tarry, I can tarry but a night; Do not detain me, for I am going To where the fountains are ever flowing. Refrain I’m a pilgrim, and I’m a stranger; I can tarry, I can tarry but a night. 2 There the glory is ever … Continue reading

445 – I'm But a Stranger Here

1 I’m but a stranger here, Heav’n is my home; Earth is a desert drear, Heav’n is my home. Danger and sorrow stand Round me on every hand; Heav’n is my fatherland, Heav’n is my home. 2 What though the tempest rage, Heav’n is my home; Short is my pilgrimage, Heav’n is my home; And … Continue reading

446 – Lo, What a Glorious Sight Appears

1 Lo, what a glorious sight appears To our believing eyes! The earth and seas are passed away And the old rolling skies. And the old rolling skies, And the old rolling skies; The earth and seas are passed away, And the old rolling skies. Refrain O that will be joyful, joyful, joyful! O that … Continue reading

447 – Long Upon the Mountains

1 Long upon the mountains weary, Have the scattered flocks been torn; Dark the dessert paths, and dreary; Grievous trials have they borne. Now the gathering call is sounding, Solemn in its warning voice; Union, faith, and love, abounding, Bid the little flock rejoice. 2 Now the light of truth they’re seeking, In its onward … Continue reading