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Press along to glory land

O ransomed souls [throng] with joyous song

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [O ransomed souls, with joyous song]
Published in 22 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O ransomed souls, with joyous song
Press along to Glory-land;
Extolling grace that saves the race,
Press along to Glory-land.

Press along, glad souls, press along,
Giving out the message grand;
Letting love, God’s love, be your song,
Press along to Glory-land.

2 The foe may rave, but Christ will save,
Press along to Glory-land;
The storm may sweep, but He will keep,
Press along to Glory-land. [Refrain]

3 To join once more those gone before,
Press along to Glory-land;
With saints to sing before the King,
Press along to Glory-land. [Refrain]

4 The crown to wear forever there,
Press along to Glory-land;
To sing His praise thro’ countless days,
Press along to Glory-land. [Refrain]

Source: Soul Inspiring Songs #68

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O ransomed souls [throng] with joyous song
Title: Press along to glory land
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Press along, glad soul



Instances (1 - 22 of 22)

Banner of Love Songs #d112

Bells of Bethlehem #d87

Carols of Peace for Christian Work and Worship #d90

Church Hymnal #147

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Glory Songs #94

Hosannas to the King #d99

Hosannas to the King, No.2 #d121

New Songs of Inspiration No. 2 #d153

New Songs of Inspiration No. 4 #d166

New Songs of Inspiration Number 3 #d163

Songs of Amazing Grace #d120

Songs of Beulah Land, a Revival and Church Songbook #d79

Songs of Inspiration #d138

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Songs of Redemption #172

Songs of Spiritual Power #d111

Songs of the Coming King #d84

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Soul Inspiring Songs #68

The Guiding Star #d86

Triumphant Hosannas #d88

Victory for Christian Work and Worship #d88

Waves of Joy #d91

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