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Bright glory to come

Eye hath not seen, ear hath not heard, Nor hath the fancy portrayed

Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Tune: [Eye hath not seen, ear hath not heard]
Published in 5 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Eye hath not seen, Ear hath not heard
Nor hath the fancy portrayed,
What the dear Lord hath in reserve,
If His commands are obeyed.

Refrain:
We shall wander no more,
But on the bright shore,
We’ll share in that home,
The glory to come.

2 Mansions of joy, ages ago,
Jesus the Master foretold;
They are for us, just as they were
For the disciples of old. [Refrain]

3 Pilgrims are we, seeking to find,
Regions than Canaan more fair;
Heav’n is our home, over the tide,
Where is no sorrow or care. [Refrain]

4 Loved ones are there, torn from us here,
We their dear faces shall see;
Never farewell then shall be said,
Never a parting shall be. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #4

Author: Eden Reeder Latta

Eden Reeder Latta, 1839-1915 Born: March 24, 1839, Haw Patch, In­di­a­na. Died: Dec 21, 1915, Gut­ten­berg, Io­wa. Buried: City cem­e­tery, Gut­ten­berg, Io­wa. Boyhood friend of Wil­liam A. Og­den, Lat­ta taught for a time in the pub­lic schools of Coles­burg, Io­wa. He wrote over 1,600 songs and hymns in his life­time. His works in­clude: The Ri­ver of Life (Bos­ton, Mass­a­chu­setts: Ol­iv­er Dit­son Com­pa­ny) Sources: Hall, pp. 173-75 Lyrics-- Away to the Woods Beautiful Robe and Crown Blessèd Be the Fount­ain Bright Glo­ry to Come Can Je­sus See and Hear? Come to Je­sus Green Past­ures He Is Ris­en I’m a Child of the King It Is… Go to person page >

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First Line: Eye hath not seen, ear hath not heard, Nor hath the fancy portrayed
Title: Bright glory to come
Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Refrain First Line: We shall wander no more
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #639
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