Climbing up the steeps of glory

Climbing up the steeps of glory

Author: William Cushing
Tune: [Climbing up the steeps of glory]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Climbing up the steeps of glory,
Loved ones gone before—
See! They wave their hands and call us,
Calling evermore.

Come up higher, sister, brother,
To the angel shore;
Live for Jesus, live for glory,
Live to die no more.

2 See! With radiant look thy linger
By the gate so fair;
Wave their golden palms, and bid us
Strive to meet them there. [Refrain]

3 All their toils on earth are over.
Now with joy they stand;
Hear them calling, ever calling,
From the silent land. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 2 #73

Author: William Cushing

Cushing, William Orcutt , born at Hingham, Massachusetts, Dec. 31, 1823, is the author of the following hymns which appear in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos:— 1. Beautiful valley of Eden. Heaven. 2. Down in the valley with my Saviour I would go. Trusting to Jesus. 3. Fair is the morning land. Heaven. 4. I am resting so sweetly in Jesus now. Rest and Peace in Jesus. 5. I have heard of a land far away. Heaven. 6. O safe to the Rock that is higher than I. The Rock of Ages. 1. Ring the bells of heaven, there is joy today. Heavenly Joy over repenting Sinners. 8. We are watching, we are waiting. Second Advent anticipated. Mr. Cushing has also several additional hymns in some American Sunday School collections… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Climbing up the steeps of glory
Author: William Cushing
Refrain First Line: Come up higher, O my brother



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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Sacred Songs No. 2 #73

Sacred Songs No. 2 (words ed.) #d26

Songs of Service and Praise #d14

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