Eternity, Eternity, How near art thou

Eternity, Eternity, How near art thou

Author: Thoro Harris
Tune: [Eternity! Eternity] (Harris)
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Eternity! Eternity!
How near art thou, Eternity?

2 The sands of time are almost run,
Eternal years are hast’ning on.

3 The days of want will soon be past,
The golden age will dawn at last.

4 To God the Father, Spirit, Son,
Be endless praise while ages run.

Source: Great Tabernacle Hymns #149

Author: Thoro Harris

Born: March 31, 1874, Washington, DC. Died: March 27, 1955, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Buried: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. After attending college in Battle Creek, Michigan, Harris produced his first hymnal in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1902. He then moved to Chicago, Illinois at the invitation of Peter Bilhorn, and in 1932, to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He composed and compiled a number of works, and was well known locally as he walked around with a canvas bag full of handbooks for sale. His works include: Light and Life Songs, with William Olmstead & William Kirkpatrick (Chicago, Illinois: S. K. J. Chesbro, 1904) Little Branches, with George J. Meyer & Howard E. Smith (Chicago, Illi… Go to person page >

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First Line: Eternity, Eternity, How near art thou
Author: Thoro Harris



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Great Tabernacle Hymns #149

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