Here the labour is so hard and the workers are so tired
And our weary hearts are longing for a rest
And we find we’re getting anxious to be in that happy land
Where we’ll enjoy some peace and happiness.
But wait a little longer, please, Jesus
There’s so many still a-wandering out in sin
Just a little longer, please, Jesus
Just a few more days tolet our loved ones in.
We may look into the skies and tearswillfill our eyes
For our weary hearts grow heavy with each day
First we cry oh lord please come, come and take our children home
And then we look around us and we say:
The family’s scattered here and there, but Lord we love them dear
And maybe we can help them find the way
Well if waiting is the cause well they might not be
Lord that’s the only reason why we say: