And may I still get there

And may I still get there

Author: William Hunter
Published in 29 hymnals

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1 And may I still get there?
Still reach the heavenly shore?
The land forever bright and fair,
Where sorrow reigns no more?

Refrain:
There’ll be no sorrow there,
There’ll be no sorrow there,
In heaven above, where all is love,
There’ll be no sorrow there.

2 Shall I, unworthy I,
To fear and doubting given,
Mount up at last, and, happy, fly
On angel’s wings to heaven? [Refrain]

3 Hail, love divine and pure,
Hail, mercy from the skies!
My hopes are bright and now secure,
Upborne by faith I rise. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Jewels #120

Author: William Hunter

Hunter, William, D.D, son of John Hunter, was born near Ballymoney, County Antrim, Ireland, May 26, 1811. He removed to America in 1817, and entered Madison College in 1830. For some time he edited the Conference Journal, and the Christian Advocate. In 1855 he was appointed Professor of Hebrew in Alleghany College: and subsequently Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, at Alliance, Stark Country, Ohio. He died in 1877. He edited Minstrel of Zion, 1845; Select Melodies, 1851; and Songs of Devotion, 1859. His hymns, over 125 in all, appeared in these works. Some of these have been translated into various Indian languages. The best known are :— 1. A home in heaven; what a joyful thought. Heaven a Home. From his Minstrel of Zion, 1… Go to person page >

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First Line: And may I still get there
Author: William Hunter

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Instances (1 - 29 of 29)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Book of Praise for the Sunday School: with hymns and tunes appropriate for the prayer meeting and the home circle #201[346]Page Scan
Chapel Melodies #162Page Scan
Companion of Praise for the Sunday School, Family and Prayer Meeting #d7
Fresh Leaves for the use of Sabbath Schools #102aPage Scan
Golden Censer #d4
Gospel Jewels #120TextPage Scan
Hallowed Songs #d14
Hallowed Songs: a collection of the most popular hymns and tunes, both old, and new, designed for prayer and social meetings, revivals, family worship, and Sabbath schools #366Page Scan
Hallowed Songs: for prayer and social meetings, containing hymns and tunes, carefully selected from all sources, both old and new, and are of the most spiritual..(Newly Revised) #48Page Scan
Holy Voices for the Sunday School, and other services of the church #242Page Scan
Kind Words #d6
Kind Words: a new collection of hymns and tunes for sunday schools and the social circle #70Page Scan
Our New Hymnal #461Page Scan
Pearls of Paradise. Abridged ed. #d7
Pure Gold for the Sunday School #d5
Revival Melodies: a Collection of Some of the Most Popular Hymns and Tunes. Rev. & enl. ed. #d3
Social Hymn and Tune Book: for the Lecture Room, Prayer Meeting, Family Circle, and Mission Church #d17
Social Hymn Book: Being the Hymns of the Social Hymn and Tune Book for the Lecture Room, Prayer Meeting, Family, and Congregation (2nd ed.) #466Page Scan
Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations: a collection of psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with music for chuch services, prayer and conference meetings, religious conventions, and family worship. #86Page Scan
Songs of Praise #d5
Songs of the Kingdom: a choice collection of songs and hymns for the Sunday school and other social services #63fPage Scan
The Clariona #d9
The Eolian Harp #d4
The Eolian Harp: a collection of hymns and tunes for Sunday schools and Band of Hope meetings #10aPage Scan
The Melodeon: a collection of hymns and tunes with original and selected music, adapted to all occiasions of social worship #6Page Scan
The Minstrel of Zion: a book of religious songs, accompanied with appropriate music, chiefly original #125Page Scan
The New Golden Censer: a musical offering to the sabbath schools #59Page Scan
The Singing Pilgrim #d8
The Timbrel: a collection of solos, duets and choruses, for Sunday schools #23Page Scan



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