THE MORNING COMETH
“A better day is coming, a morning promised long,
When truth and right, with holy might, shall overthrow
When Christ the Lord will listen to every plaintive
And stretch his hand o’er sea and land, with justice, by
“The boast of haughty tyrants no more shall fill the
But aged and youth shall love the truth and speed it
No more from want and sorrow shall come the hopeless
But war shall cease, and perfect peace will flourish by
”The tidal wave is coming, the year of jubilee;
With shout and song it sweeps along, like billows of the
The jubilee of nations shall ring through earth and sky.
The dawn of grace draws on apace—‘tis coming by and by.
“O! for that glorious dawning we watch and wait and
Till o’er the height the morning light shall drive the
And when the heavenly glory shall flood the earth and
We’ll bless the Lord for all his works and praise him by
From THE BATTLE OF ARMAGEDDON, p. 384.
Set to music in 1987; available on request.
Matthew 6:10; Revelation 21:4, 5