In the upper garden

Just beyond the river Jordan, just across its chilling tide

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [Just beyond the river Jordan]
Published in 11 hymnals

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Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Just beyond the river Jordan, just across its chilling tide
Title: In the upper garden
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: We shall meet them some bright morning



Small Church Music #6690
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Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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Gospel Pearls #89

Hymns for His Praise No. 2. Rev. ed. #d87

Hymns of Assurance, Containing 50 New Gospel Songs #d56

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New Songs of Pentecost No. 3 #88

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New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #44

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Redemption Songs #866

Songs of Comfort #d46

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The Voice of Praise No. 2 #169


Small Church Music #6690

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Hymns for His Praise #90

Melodies of Grace and Hope #d124

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