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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Shining angels

I want to see the shining angels

Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

1 I want to see the shining angels,
Shining angels, shining angels.

Chorus:
I want to see the shining angels,
But I cannot until I make my peace with the Lord,
Then I'll give God my heart,
And I'll praise him while I live,
I'll praise him when I die,
In the New Jerusalem.

2 I want to see my blessed Jesus, etc.
[Chorus]

3 I want to see the Golden City, etc.
[Chorus]

4 I want to see the saints in glory, etc.
[Chorus]

5 I want to meet my friends in heaven, etc.
[Chorus]

Source: The Welcome Voice: a collection of gospel hymns and songs #66

Text Information

First Line: I want to see the shining angels
Title: Shining angels

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Full Salvation Hymnal #d65

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Our New Hymnal #460

Salvation Soldier's Song Book #d79

Song Life for Sunday Schools #d75

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The Gospel Singer #76

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The Welcome Voice #66

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