O the Meetings!

O the meetings, O the greetings

Author: Harriet E. Jones
Tune: [O the meetings! O the greetings]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, the meetings! Oh, the greetings!
Over in the summer land
Where our dearest, who were nearest,
Never give the parting hand.

All thro’ Jesus, all thro’ Jesus,
We shall meet our own again.
Al thro’ Jesus, blessed Jesus,
Glory, glory to His name!

2 They are waiting, watching, waiting,
Over on the golden shore;
We shall meet them, we shall greet them
When the storms of life are o’er. [Chorus]

3 Home supernal, joys eternal,
Just beyond the rolling tide;
No more sighing, no more dying,
Where the ransom’d ones abide. [Chorus]

Source: Gems and Jewels #63

Author: Harriet E. Jones

Harriet E. Rice Jones, 1823-1915 Born: Ap­ril 18, 1823, Pom­pey Hol­low, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Died: 1915, Bing­ham­ton, New York. Buried: Oran Com­mun­i­ty Church Cem­e­te­ry, Pom­pey, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Daughter of El­e­a­zer Rice, Jones lived in Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Her girl­hood was spent on a farm, re­ceiv­ing what ed­u­ca­tion the count­ry schools and one term at high school could pro­vide. She was al­ways fond of read­ing, and was a great sing­er, with a clear ring­ing voice. On Ju­ly 7, 1844, she mar­ried a son of Rev. Ze­nas Jones; her hus­band died in 1879. Her song writ­ing ca­reer b­egan when her po­e­try came to the at­ten­tion of Dr. M. J. Mun­… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O the meetings, O the greetings
Title: O the Meetings!
Author: Harriet E. Jones
Refrain First Line: All through Jesus



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Christian Work-songs #d136

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Gems and Jewels #63

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Hymns New and Old, No. 2 #176

Songs Tried and Proved #d109

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