O won't that be glory, When over the sea

O won't that be glory, When over the sea

Author: Will H. Ruebush
Tune: [O won't that be glory]
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1 Oh, won’t that be glory,
When over the sea,
The loved will be waiting and watching for me,
Oh, won’t that be glory,
The clasp of the band,
Awaiting for me in that beautiful land.

Refrain:
Oh, won’t that be glory,
To tell the old story,
And join with the ransomed glad praises to bring!
Beyond the dark river,
To dwell there forever,
Oh, won’t that be glory, with Jesus my King!

2 Oh, won’t that be glory,
The gates of pure gold,
Ajar that the faithful may enter the fold,
Oh, won’t that be glory,
That radiant shore,
Athrong with the loved and the saved gone before. [Refrain]

3 Oh, won’t that be glory,
Earth’s sorrows all done,
To shine as the beautiful stars in His crown,
Oh, won’t that be glory,
What rapture is mine,
To dwell in the sunlight of glory divine. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day, No. 6: A Book of Gospel Songs #210

Author: Will H. Ruebush

William Howe Ruebush (Will H. Ruebush) 1873-1956 Born: June 4, 1873, Sing­ers Glen, Vir­gin­ia. Died: October 6, 1956, Elk­ton, Vir­gin­ia. A vo­cal mu­sic teach­er ear­ly in his ca­reer, Rue­bush di­rect­ed an ar­my band in France in World War I. Af­ter the war, he led ma­ny ci­vil­ian or­ches­tras and bands, and taught at sev­er­al schools, in­clud­ing the Shen­an­do­ah Con­serv­a­to­ry of Mu­sic in Day­ton, Vir­gin­ia. He com­posed ma­ny marches, in­clud­ing The Stone­wall Bri­gade March, Shen­an­do­ah, and the Al­ma Ma­ter Song for Tu­lane Un­i­ver­si­ty. Rue­bush spent most of his life in Day­ton, Vir­gin­ia, where he be­came pre­si­dent of the Rue­bush-Kieff­er Pub­… Go to person page >

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First Line: O won't that be glory, When over the sea
Author: Will H. Ruebush



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