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If we enter into glory

Representative Text

1 If we enter into glory
At the resurrection light,
And in triumph sing the story
Of the love that banished night,
Shall we murmur at the sleeping
Till that great resplendent day?
Will it be a cause for weeping
When our tears are wiped away?

Chorus:
Let us wait for Christ from heaven,
Let us wait for Christ from heaven,
Let us wait for Christ from heaven,
Till the resurrection morn.

2 When we see the saints all beaming
In their crowns and robes of white,
And our loved ones in the gleaming,
With their forms so pure and bright,
When we meet beyond the sighing,
In the home beyond the gloom,
Shall we grieve because of lying
In the dark and silent tomb? [Chorus]

3 If we see the harvest glowing
In the grand eternal rays,
And then gladly reap from sowing
In these tears thro' sorrow's days,
Shall we then be heard repining,
Tho' the seed in earth remain?
In that morning's splendid shining,
It will wave in golden grain. [Chorus]

4 Let us wait for Christ from heaven,
As the church in days of old;
Then to us will crowns be given,
We will walk the streets of gold.
It will be no cause of sadness
That we parted when we died,
We shall be in perfect gladness,
With the Psalmist satisfied. [Chorus]

Source: The Golden Sheaf: a collection of choice hymns and songs especially designed for Sunday schools, loyal worker's meetings, prayer and social services (Enl. ed.) #170

Author: George R. Kramer

Kramer, George R. (?--August 8, 1896, Boston, Massachusetts). Advent Christian writer. --Moses C. Crouse, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: If we enter into glory
Author: George R. Kramer
Refrain First Line: Let us wait for Christ from Heaven

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The Advent Christian Hymnal #d373

The Advent Christian Hymnal. Rev. #d151

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The Golden Sheaf #170

The Gospel Praise Book #d203

The New Golden Sheaf #d73

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