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Face to Face With Christ My Savior

Face to face with Christ my Savior, Face to face, what will it be? (Breck)

Author: Carrie Ellis Breck (1898)
Published in 182 hymnals

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1 Face to face with Christ my Savior,
Face to face--what will it be
When with rapture I behold Him,
Jesus Christ who died for me?

Face to face I shall behold Him,
Far beyond the starry sky;
Face to face in all His glory,
I shall see Him by and by!

2 Only faintly now I see Him
With the darkened veil between,
But a blessed day is coming
When His glory shall be seen. [Chorus]

3 What rejoicing in His presence,
When are banished grief and pain;
When the crooked ways are straightened
And the dark things shall be plain. [Chorus]

4 Face to face--oh, blissful moment!
Face to face--to see and know;
Face to face with my Redeemer,
Jesus Christ who loves me so. [Chorus]

Source: Baptist Hymnal 2008 #612

Author: Carrie Ellis Breck

Carrie Ellis Breck was born 22 January 1855 in Vermont and raised in a Christian home. She later moved to Vineland, New Jersy, and then to Portland, Oregon. She wrote verse and prose for religious and household publications, In 1884 she married Frank A. Breck. She has written between fourteen and fifteen hundred hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Face to face with Christ my Savior, Face to face, what will it be? (Breck)
Title: Face to Face With Christ My Savior
Author: Carrie Ellis Breck (1898)
Meter: with refrain
Refrain First Line: Face to face I shall behold him
Copyright: Public Domain



Baptist Hymnal 1991 #519
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
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The Cyber Hymnal #1406
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Worship and Rejoice #535


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Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #623
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #519TextAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #612TextPage Scan
Hymns of Faith #520Text
Praise y Adoración: a bilingual hymnal : un himnario bilingüe #183a
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #479Page Scan
Rejoice Hymns #600
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #206
Sing Joyfully #564Text
Small Church Music #470Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #60
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #781Text
The Cyber Hymnal #1406TextScoreAudio
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #549Text
The New National Baptist Hymnal #430
The Worshiping Church #684TextPage Scan
Worship and Rejoice #535TextScoreAudioPage Scan
Include 165 pre-1979 instances
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