In the land where the bright ones are gathered

In the land where the bright ones are gathered

Author: William Cushing
Tune: [In the land where the bright ones are gathered]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 In the land where the bright ones are gathered,
In the far away home where they dwell,
Do they know our sad hearts are breaking—
Do they know that we love them so well?

Refrain:
Do they know, Do they know,
Do they know that we love them so well?
In the land where the bright ones are gathered,
Do they know that we love them so well?

2 Where they gave on the splendors of Eden,
On the glories no mortal can tell;
Do they think of the eyes that are weeping,
Do they know that we love them so well? [Refrain]

3 Do they stoop from the bright realms of glory,
Where the anthems triumphantly swell;
Do they long for a blessed reunion;
Do they know that we love them so well?

4 Yes, they know, for our spirits are blending,
In the mansion of peace, where they dwell;
And they watch and they wait for our coming,
For they know that we love them so well? [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 2 #96

Author: William Cushing

Cushing, William Orcutt , born at Hingham, Massachusetts, Dec. 31, 1823, is the author of the following hymns which appear in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos:— 1. Beautiful valley of Eden. Heaven. 2. Down in the valley with my Saviour I would go. Trusting to Jesus. 3. Fair is the morning land. Heaven. 4. I am resting so sweetly in Jesus now. Rest and Peace in Jesus. 5. I have heard of a land far away. Heaven. 6. O safe to the Rock that is higher than I. The Rock of Ages. 1. Ring the bells of heaven, there is joy today. Heavenly Joy over repenting Sinners. 8. We are watching, we are waiting. Second Advent anticipated. Mr. Cushing has also several additional hymns in some American Sunday School collections… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In the land where the bright ones are gathered
Author: William Cushing
Refrain First Line: Do they know, do they know

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Sacred Songs No. 2 #96

Sacred Songs No. 2 (words ed.) #d79

Songs of Service and Praise #d47

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