If singing his praises on earth is so sweet

If singing his praises on earth is so sweet

Author: Ada R. Habershon
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 If singing His praises on earth is so sweet,
Oh, what will it be when around Him we meet,
For then the full choir will at last be complete,
Hallelujah to sing.

Hallelujah! hallelujah! Hallelujah to sing;
Hallelujah! Hallelujah in praise to our King.

2 How poor are our songs and how feeble our lays,
But there we shall perfectly sing to His praise,
No faltering then as our voices we raise,
Hallelujah to sing. [Refrain]

3 Although we oft sing so discordantly here,
He catches the notes, they are sweet to His ear,
But all will be tuned into harmony there,
Hallelujah to sing. [Refrain]

4 Tho’ while we are singing the teardrops may start,
He sees all our tho’ts and He knows ev’ry heart,
Above there’ll be joy as we each take our part,
Hallelujah to sing. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Hymns No. 4 #65

Author: Ada R. Habershon

Ada Ruth Habershon (1861-1918) was a Christian hymnist, probably best known for her 1907 hymn "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" Ada R. Habershon was born in Marylebone, England on Jan­u­a­ry 8, 1861. Her father, Dr. Samuel Osborne Ha­ber­shon, was a noted physician; her mother was Grace Habershon. She was raised in Chelsea, London, in a Christian home. In her twenties, she was a member of the circle surrounding Charles Spurgeon. She met Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey in 1884 during their preaching tour of England. At their urging, she visited the United States, delivering a series of lectures on the Old Testament that were later published. Habershon's first foray into hymn writing came in 1899, when she wrote several hymns in the… Go to person page >

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First Line: If singing his praises on earth is so sweet
Author: Ada R. Habershon
Refrain First Line: What will it be when we see Him
Copyright: Public Domain


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