On the way to glory

I have found the living fountain

Author: J. H. Sammis
Tune: [I have found the living fountain]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I have found the living fountain
And my soul is satisfied;
I go singing up the mountain,
And my steps shall never slide.

Refrain:
I am on my way to glory
In the land beyond the tide;
He is walking close beside me,
And with Him to safely guide me,
I am on my way to glory!

2 I have reached the sunny highlands,
And beyond a shining shore
I can see His happy islands,
And their beckoning palms before. [Refrain]

3 I’ve a cruise that cannot fail me,
And a loaf that will endure;
My good staff shall e’er avail me,
And the trail is safe and sure. [Refrain]

4 I can hear the life-chimes ringing;
I can see the gates of bliss
On their golden hinges swinging,
I shall not my welcome miss. [Refrain]

5 In a thousand restful places
I shall sit and sing and pray,
And behold those angel-faces
Sent to cheer me on the way. [Refrain]

Source: Williston Hymns #67

Author: J. H. Sammis

John H. Sammis was born in Brooklyn. He moved to Logansport, Indiana when ye was 22, where he was converted to Christianity. He was active in the Y.M.C.A., serving as secretary for the Terre Haute Association and later becoming State Secretary. After this, he studied at Lane and McCormack seminaries and was ordained in the Presbyterian church at Glidden, Iowa. He also pastored churches in Indianapolis, Grand Haven, MI, Red Wing and St. Paul, Minn. In 1909 he became associated with the Los Angeles Bible Institute. He wrote more that 100 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: I have found the living fountain
Title: On the way to glory
Author: J. H. Sammis
Refrain First Line: I am on my way to glory
Copyright: Public Domain

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