A wonderful time is just ahead

A wonderful time is just ahead

Author: Civilla D. Martin
Tune: [A wonderful time is just ahead]
Published in 19 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 A wonderful time is just ahead,
The Lord whom we love and own
Will open the gates of glory-land,
Revealing His glory throne.

A wonderful time for you,
A wonderful time for me,
If we are prepared to meet Jesus the King,
A wonderful time ‘twill be.

2 A wonderful time is just ahead,
Our conflicts and trials passed;
Our wilderness journey at an end,
Safe home ev’ry one at last. [Refrain]

3 A wonderful time is just ahead,
The groans of creation cease;
And all that is held in bondage now,
The Lord will that day release. [Refrain]

Source: Soul Inspiring Songs #54

Author: Civilla D. Martin

Martin, Civilla Durfee (Jordan Falls, Nova Scotia, August 21, 1866--March 9, 1948, Atlanta, Georgia). Daughter of James N. and Irene (Harding) Holden. She married Rev. John F. Geddes, Congregational minister of Coventryvilee, N.Y. at Jordan Falls Methodist Church, Shelbourne Co., Nova Scotia, on May 19, 1891. There is thus far no information about their marriage and its end. After several years of teaching school, she married Walter Stillman Martin, a Baptist minister, and traveled with him in evangelistic work. However, because of frail health, she was compelled to remain home much of the time. In 1916, they became members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). They had one son, A.G. Martin. In her writing, she used only her initia… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A wonderful time is just ahead
Author: Civilla D. Martin
Refrain First Line: A wonderful time for you
Copyright: Public Domain



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