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I Shall See Them Again

I shall see them again in the light of the morning

Author: Edward Husband
Tune: [I shall see them again in the light of the morning]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 I shall see them again in the light of the morning,
When the night has passed by with its tears and its mourning,
Where the light of God’s love is the sun ever shining,
In the land where the weary ones rest.

2 I shall know them again though ten thousand surround them,
I shall hear their dear voice ’midst the blessèd ones round them,
And the love that was theirs on the earth shall detect them,
In the land where the weary ones rest.

3 ’Twas their lives in the past helped to fill me with gladness,
And the future is Heaven, the home with no sadness,
Where I see them today clad in bright robes of whiteness,
In the land where the weary ones rest.

4 Would I wish for them back from their bright home in Heaven?
No! in patience I’ll wait till the veil shall be riven,
And the Savior restores me the friends He has given,
In the land where the weary ones rest.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11413

Author: Edward Husband

Husband, Edward was educated at St. Aidan's College, Birkenhead. Taking Holy Orders in 1866, he was successively Curate of Atherstone and Folkestone; and in 1878 Vicar of St. Michael and All Angels, Folkestone. In 1874 Mr. Husband published The Mission Hymnal, in which appeared his hymns as follows:— 1. Alas! poor world, I loved thee long. Rest in Jesus. 2. And dost Thou ask me, dearest Lord. Christ's Invitation, " Follow Me." 3. I must have Jesus only. Jesus only desired 4. Sweet Blood, dear ransom of our souls. The Blood of Jesus. These hymns are very simple, earnest, and impassioned: and bear a great resemblance to Facer's compositions. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I shall see them again in the light of the morning
Title: I Shall See Them Again
Author: Edward Husband
Publication Date: 1927
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1927.



The Cyber Hymnal #11413
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