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We Shall Never Say Goodby in Heaven

After our labors and troubles are Over

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [After our labors and troubles are over]
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 After our labors and troubles are o'er,
When we have met on heaven's fair shore,
Never a parting will cause us to sigh,
For there we never shall say Goodbye.

Nothing (naught will ever) will ever part us, (come to part us,)
In that home above; (our home above;)
We always shall be together, (abide together,)
Singing of His love. (His love.)
Our troubles will all be ended, (all be ended,)
Gone the tear and sigh, (tear and sigh,)
On that happy shore we shall part no more,
And will never say Goodbye.

2 Dear ones, gone over, again we shall meet;
Friends, parted long, each other will greet;
There to our hearts they will always be nigh,
For there we never shall say Goodbye. [Refrain]

3 There, at the feet of the Lamb we shall rest,
Singing His praise, and wondrously blest;
Never a teardrop will gleam in our eye,
For there we never shall say Goodbye. [Refrain]

Source: Service Hymnal: with responsive readings, appropriate for all Protestant religious activities #613

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: After our labors and troubles are Over
Title: We Shall Never Say Goodby in Heaven
Author: James Rowe
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Nothing will ever part us
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Hosannas to the King #d2

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Service Hymnal #613

Sparkling Jewels (in song) #d2

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