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I'll be ready to go when the Bridegroom comes

I'll be ready to go when the Bridegroom comes

Author: R. E. Winsett
Tune: [I'll be ready to go when the Bridegroom comes]
Published in 10 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 I’ll be ready to go when the Bridegroom comes,
I’ll be ready to go when the Bridegroom comes;
I am cleansed from every sin,
Have the life of Christ within;
I’ll be ready for the end,
When He comes.

Refrain:
I’ll be ready when the Bridegroom comes,
I’ll be ready when the Bridegroom comes.
Be it noon or be it night,
I’ll be robed in spotless white,
Have my lamp all burning bright,
When He comes.

2 I’ll be ready to go when the Bridegroom comes,
I’ll be ready to go when the Bridegroom comes;
On the final judgment day,
I’ll be robed in bright array,
And go home with Him to stay,
When He comes. [Refrain]

3 I’ll be ready to go when the Bridegroom comes,
I’ll be ready to go when the Bridegroom comes;
Soon I’ll see my Savior’s face,
Learn His love for human race,
How my soul was saved by grace,
When He comes. [Refrain]

4 I’ll be ready to go when the Bridegroom comes,
I’ll be ready to go when the Bridegroom comes;
I’ll be watching for my Lord,
I’ll be anchored on His Word,
Waiting then to be transferred,
When He comes. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10603

Author: R. E. Winsett

Robert Emmett Winsett (January 15, 1876 — June 26, 1952 (aged 76) was an American composer and publisher of Gospel music. Winsett was born in Bledsoe County, Tennessee, and graduated from the Bowman Normal School of Music in 1899. He founded his own publishing company in 1903, and his first publication, Winsett's Favorite Songs, quickly became popular among the Baptist and Pentecostal churches of the American South. Pentecostal Power followed in 1907; that year Winsett completed postgraduate work at a conservatory. He married Birdie Harris in 1908, and had three sons and two daughters with her. He settled in Fort Smith, Arkansas, continuing to compose gospel songs, of which he would write over 1,000 in total. He became a minister… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'll be ready to go when the Bridegroom comes
Author: R. E. Winsett

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10603
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #10603TextScoreAudio
Include 9 pre-1979 instances



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