In the kingdom

How I long to meet my Savior

Author: R. E. Winsett
Tune: [How I long to meet my Savior]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 How I long to meet my Savior,
Who has done so much for me;
And to dwell with Him forever,
Happy then we’ll ever be.

Refrain:
Won’t you meet me
In the morning,
Of the resurrection day;
Won’t you greet me
In the kingdom,
That shall never pass away.

2 Many friends we loved have left us,
But united there we’ll be;
When our Lord shall come in glory,
First of all we long to see. [Refrain]

3 Pure and white we’ll be accepted,
Others will not enter in;
In the kingdom that is holy,
There will be no blighting sin. [Refrain]

4 Weary souls will rest forever,
No more sorrow, no more pain—
In the time of restitution,
With our Savior we shall reign. [Refrain]

Source: Soul Inspiring Songs #19

Author: R. E. Winsett

Robert Emmett Winsett (January 15, 1876 — June 26, 1952 (aged 76) was an American composer and publisher of Gospel music. Winsett was born in Bledsoe County, Tennessee, and graduated from the Bowman Normal School of Music in 1899. He founded his own publishing company in 1903, and his first publication, Winsett's Favorite Songs, quickly became popular among the Baptist and Pentecostal churches of the American South. Pentecostal Power followed in 1907; that year Winsett completed postgraduate work at a conservatory. He married Birdie Harris in 1908, and had three sons and two daughters with her. He settled in Fort Smith, Arkansas, continuing to compose gospel songs, of which he would write over 1,000 in total. He became a minister… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How I long to meet my Savior
Title: In the kingdom
Author: R. E. Winsett
Refrain First Line: Won't you meet me

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Latter Rain Revival #d24

Songs of Spiritual Power; Songs that Win #d43

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Soul Inspiring Songs #19

Waves of Joy #d34

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