Working, Praying

key of 'A' (also see key of 'Bb' version)

Music by Ron Klusmeier
Words by Walter Farquharson
Tune Name: MANLEY

Lyrics as Poetry

Working, praying,
We’re waiting for God’s Day,
when justice flows and kindness grows
and truth’s allowed its say.
When justice flows and kindness grows
and truth’s allowed its say.

Working, praying,
We’re waiting for God’s Day,
when food abounds and shelter’s found,
and children laugh and play.
When food abounds and shelter’s found,
and children laugh and play.

Working, praying,
We’re waiting for God’s Day,
when peace unfolds, love’s story’s told,
and all walk in God’s way.
When peace unfolds, love’s story’s told,
and all walk in God’s way.

Working, praying,
We’re waiting, God, today,
O speak your word, ’til all have heard,
and slave chains fall away.
O speak your word, ’til all have heard,
and slave chains fall away.

Working, praying,
We’re waiting, God, today,
Please write love’s part on every heart,
and teach us to obey.
Please write love’s part on every heart,
and let us love obey.


Words by
Walter FarquharsonCopyright © 1985 by Walter Farquharson
Administered by Hope Publishing Company
Carol Stream, Illinois • USA

Audio Sample: Piano

One verse played by Ron Klusmeier

Season, Theme
or Subject

  • Advent∶Themes∶ love
  • Advent∶Themes∶ peace
  • Advent∶ Year 'A'∶ Advent 2
  • Advent∶ Year 'C'∶ Advent 3
  • Free, Freedom
  • Justice, Human Rights
  • Love∶ God's
  • Love∶ living love
  • Peace

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