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Crowned With Light

Crowned with light in a home of [in] glory

Author: Mary A. Kidder
Tune: [Crowned with light in a home in glory]
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Crowned with light in a home in glory,
We shall sing with the angel band;
If on earth we are only faithful,
As we march to the heav'nly land.

Chorus:
Glory, Hallelujah,
Sing glory to the Lord,
For He promise is sure,
And His love shall endure,
Ever faithful His blessed word.

2 If we work in the world's great harvest,
If we labor and ne'er give o'er,
Sowing seed for the golden harvest,
We shall reap on the other shore. [Chorus]

3 Let us pray for the Savior's blessing,
Let us practice the golden rule;
Pleasant words and the deeds of mercy,
We have learned in the Sabbath School. [Chorus]

4 Crowned with light in the saints sweet haven,
Robed in white in the better land;
If on earth we are only faithful,
We shall sing with the angel band. [Chorus]

Author: Mary A. Kidder

Mary Ann Pepper Kidder USA 1820-1905. Born at Boston, MA, she was a poet, writing from an early age. She went blind at age 16, but miraculously recovered her sight the following year. She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1844 she married Ellis Usher Kidder, a music publisher, working for the firm founded by his brother, Andrew, and they had three children: Mary Frances, Edward, and Walter. That year they moved to Charlestown, MA, and in 1857 to New York City. When the American Civil War broke out, Ellis enlisted in the 4th Regiment as a private. Mustered in for two years of service, he died of disease in 1862, six days after participating in the Battle of Antietam. Left alone, with three children to care for, her… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Crowned with light in a home of [in] glory
Title: Crowned With Light
Author: Mary A. Kidder
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then, O let us all be faithful
Copyright: Public Domain

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