We’ll Meet Again

Praise God, we'll see the friends we love

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Praise God! We'll see the friends we love]
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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Praise God! We’ll see the friends we love,
When by His grace we meet above;
When at the peaceful eventide,
Our ships into the haven glide.

We’ll meet upon another shore,
Where pain and sorrow come no more;
Where loving friends walk hand in hand,
We’ll meet upon the radiant strand.

2 How sweet shall be our welcome there!
How bright the faces, and how fair;
What happy greetings we shall hear,
When in the Homeland we appear. [Refrain]

3 This joyous hope the spirit cheers,
And stays the bitter flood of tears;
The burdened heart will Christ sustain,
Till at His side we meet again. [Refrain]

4 In blissful chorus, we shall raise
Eternal jubilees of praise;
Our voices shall together ring,
While “Jesus and His love” we sing. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #144

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Praise God, we'll see the friends we love
Title: We’ll Meet Again
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: We'll meet upon another shore
Copyright: Public Domain


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Gospel Herald in Song #144

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