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Happy On the Way to Glory-Land

Happy on a highway to a better land

Author: George W. Sebren
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Happy on a highway to a better land,
We are moving onward at the Lord’s command,
Spurning ev’ry offer of the evil hand,
Happy on the way to glory land.

Refrain:
Happy on the way to glory land,
Singing as we go to that fair strand;
Leaving ev’ry sorrow in this vale below,
Happy on the way to glory land.

2 We should never falter nor a moment stand,
Following the Leader of our mighty band;
He will guide us safely o’er the desert sand,
Happy on the way to glory land. [Refrain]

3 Going to that home the Savior for us planned,
Hoping soon to join the heav’nly chorus grand;
Evermore to sing on that eternal strand,
Happy on the way to glory land. [Refrain]

Source: Soul Inspiring Songs #85

Author: George W. Sebren

Sebren, George Washington. (Belmont, Sabine Parish, Louisiana, March 8, 1882--January 26, 1940, Asheville, North Carolina). He was the son of Richard Henry and Sarah Jane Sebren. As a small boy he attended singing schools taught by T.J. Lites. He moved with this family to Sabine County, Texas, before he was twelve years old. He attended two sessions of Southern Development Normal, with F.L. Eiland as principal, also one normal under J.L. Moore and one under J.B. Vaughan. He later attended three sessions of the Southern Development Normal at Waco, Texas, under Dr. J.B. Herbert and his associates, graduating from that school in 1906. He also studied at Landon Conservatory of Music, Dallas, Texas, and under D.A. Clippinger, eminent voice teach… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Happy on a highway to a better land
Title: Happy On the Way to Glory-Land
Author: George W. Sebren
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Happy on the way to glory land

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Banner of Love Songs #d47

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Glorious Theme #20

Latter Rain Revival #d22

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Soul Inspiring Songs #85

Victory for Christian Work and Worship #d27

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