O shall I wear a starless crown In yonder world of glory

O shall I wear a starless crown In yonder world of glory

Author: Lydia Baxter
Tune: [Oh, shall I wear a starless crown]
Published in 12 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, shall I wear a starless crown
In yonder world of glory?
Or will some little friend be found
To whom I've told the story—
The wondrous story of the cross,
The sufferings of the Saviour,
Who died that he from worldly dross
Might win us to his favor.

Refrain:
Oh, happy day! Oh, happy place!
We soon shall meet together,
Where Jesus stands with smiling face
To crown us his forever.

2 A youthful army now we stand
Our Captain's word is given,
We'll onward move, his blest command
Will guide us on to heaven.
When ransomed hosts shall gather round
The Lamb on Zion's mountain,
Oh, there may we in ranks be found,
Beside the living fountain! [Refrain]

Source: Calvary Songs #134

Author: Lydia Baxter

Baxter, Lydia, an American Baptist, was b. at Petersburg, N. York, Sep. 2, 1800, married to Mr. Baxter, and d. in N. Y. June 22, 1874. In addition to her Gems by the Wayside, 1855, Mrs. Baxter contributed many hymns to collections for Sunday Schools, and Evangelistic Services. Of these, the following are the best known:— 1. Cast thy net again, my brother. Patient toil. Given in the Royal Diadem, N. Y., 1873. 2. Go, work in my vineyard. Duty. Also given in the Royal Diadem, 1873, and Mr. Sankey's S. & Solos, No. 4. 3. I'm kneeling, Lord, at mercy's gate. Lent. In Coronation Hymns, &c, N. Y., 1879. 4. I'm weary, I'm fainting, my day's work is done. Longing for rest. Royal Diadem. 1873. 5. In the fadeless s… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O shall I wear a starless crown In yonder world of glory
Author: Lydia Baxter
Refrain First Line: O happy day, O happy place

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Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
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Calvary Songs #134

Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d127

Gems of Sacred Song for Sunday Schools #d62

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Sabbath Carols : A New Collection of Music and Hymns #33

Sabbath Carols: a New Collection #d90

Songs for Young and Old #d107

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Songs of Gladness for the Sabbath School #34a

Songs of Salvation. Work songs #d146

Sunday School Hymns of the Second Baptist Church ... Germantown #d62

The Golden Promise #d77

Worship in the School Room #d128

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