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I Shall See My Savior's Face

I shall see my Savior's face, When I reach that happy place

Author: Charles Reign Scoville
Tune: [I shall see my Savior's face] (Smith)
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I shall see my Savior’s face,
When I reach that happy place
Just beyond the silent river by and by;
Oh, how happy I will be,
When His glory I shall see,
And I’ll dwell with Him forever, by and by.

I shall see Him face to face,
I shall know His boundless grace,
When I reach the Holy City by and by;
All my hopes I’ll realize,
In that home beyond the skies,
When I see Him in His beauty by and by.

2 I shall see the nail-pierc’d hand,
When I reach the golden strand,
‘Twill extend to me a welcome by and by;
I shall see the wounded side,
From which flow’d the crimson tide,
And I’ll praise Him for redemption, by and by. [Refrain]

3 I shall see my mother’s face,
For she too was sav’d by grace,
And with Jesus she will meet me by and by;
With our lov’d ones we will be,
There with Christ eternally,
No more parting at the river by and by. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Glory #74

Author: Charles Reign Scoville

Born in Indiana, died in Kansas Dianne Shapiro, from Find a Grave website (accessed 6/20/2022) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I shall see my Savior's face, When I reach that happy place
Title: I Shall See My Savior's Face
Author: Charles Reign Scoville
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I shall see Him face to face
Copyright: Public Domain



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Calvary's Praises #72

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Christian Gospel Hymns #110

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Songs of the King #73

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The King of Glory #74

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