The all-in-all

He is coming again with great glory and power

Author: J. Gilchrist Lawson
Tune: [He is coming again with great glory and power]
Published in 4 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 He is coming again with great glory and pow’r,
To reign on this earth as the King over all;
And the nations shall bend ‘neath the sway of His rod,
And the desert rejoice at the presence of God.

And the powers of darkness shall crumble and fall;
In the glorious light of the ALL-IN-ALL;
In the glorious light, in the glorious light,
In the glorious light of the ALL-IN-ALL.

2 When His righteousness covers this earth as a sea,
No sorrow or care then shall burden the soul;
At his presence the hills shall rejoice and be glad,
And not one in the bounds of His realm shall be sad. [Refrain]

3 All of sin and of sickness shall vanish away,
The heav’ns shall be seen coming down as the dew,
At the presence of Him, the Almighty and King,
All the cohorts of earth shall break forth and shall sing. [Refrain]

4 Neither weeping nor death then will mar the fair scene;
No more shall the terrors of Satan appal;
Our rejoicing in Jesus will then be complete,
For His enemies all shall be under His feet. [Refrain]

5 Then “farewell to all sin” let us joyfully say,
Farewell to its pleasures, farewell to its mirth;
All its follies and joys then as nothing shall be,
When the Lord in His glory and beauty we see. [Refrain]

Source: Glad Tidings in Song #83

Author: J. Gilchrist Lawson

James Gilchrist Lawson, 1874-1946 Buried: Mount Olive Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois. James Gilchrist Lawson (1874-1946) was an American evangelist and hymn writer who compiled several best-selling books of Christian biography and poetry. Lawson’s works include: Deeper Experiences of Famous Christians (Chicago, Illinois: Glad Tidings Publishing Company, 1911) Did Jesus Command Immersion?, 1915 Greatest Thoughts About the Bible, 1918 Greatest Thoughts About God, 1920 The World’s Best Humorous Anecdotes, 1923 The World’s Best Conundrums and Riddles of all Ages, 1924 The World’s Best Epigrams, 1924 The "International" Christian Worker’s New Testament, 1924 The Marked Reference Bible… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: He is coming again with great glory and power
Title: The all-in-all
Author: J. Gilchrist Lawson
Refrain First Line: And the powers of darkness shall crumble
Copyright: Public Domain



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