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At the Calling of the Roll

In the city built on high

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [In the city built on high]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 In the city built on high,
Joy is coming by and by,
To the faithful as they listen
To the calling of the roll.
When glad angels read the name,
Of each saved one who can claim,
An inheritance with Spirits
By the Lamb made pure and whole.

Refrain:
At the calling of the roll!
At the calling of the roll
Oh will you and I be there,
In the won’drous bliss to share,
When redeemed ones answer, Present,
At the calling of the roll?

2 Are we numbered now with those,
Who the pow’rs of sin oppose,
Till our Lord shall reign triumphant,
And all yield to His control?
If we serve Him truly here,
With His own we shall appear,
When His followers assemble,
At the calling of the roll. [Refrain]

3 May we gain the great reward,
Of a toiler for the Lord,
And forever in His kingdom,
With the blest His name extol.
With our earthly labor done,
And the life eternal won,
May we meet with joy up yonder,
At the calling of the roll. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Sovereign Grace #156

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In the city built on high
Title: At the Calling of the Roll
Author: Jennie Wilson
Refrain First Line: At the calling of the roll
Publication Date: 1897
Copyright: Public Domain

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