Hymnary Friends,

Please pardon this brief interruption, and please consider a gift today to support the work of Hymnary.org. Here's why.

Each month half a million people visit this website for free access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet. But this project does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. Twice a year we hold a fund drive, and these drives are critical to our future.

So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure giving site. Or you can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team, our thanks.
Harry Plantinga

Immortality land

O the joy of the souls that victoriously sing

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [O the joy of the souls that victoriously sing]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O the joy of the souls that victoriously sing
In the beautiful land of the glorious King,
Where the blooms never fade, where it always is Spring,
In the bright Immortality Land.

Refrain:
Immortality Land, Immortality Land
It has mansions of light, it has palaces grand!
O the joy that will come when we all gather home
In that bright Immortality Land.

2 Many loved ones are there, and their faces all shine
In the light of the love of the Master divine;
There are dear ones of yours, there are dear ones of mine,
In that bright Immortality Land. [Refrain]

3 We shall all soon be there with our trials all o’er,
With the sages and saints on that beautiful shore;
There the friend that we love we shall see and adore
In the bright Immortality Land. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Glory #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 the joy of the souls that victoriously sing
Title: Immortality land
Author: James Rowe

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Crowns of Rejoicing #d179

TextAudioPage Scan

The King of Glory #68

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements