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A Crown Over There

Shall I wear that bright crown God has offered to me

Author: Barney Elliott Warren
Tune: [Shall I wear that bright crown God has offered to me]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Shall I wear that bright crown God has offered to me,
When my life shall have come to a close?
Oh, how happy I’ll be when my spirit is free,
Over there in such blissful repose.

Yes, I will wear a crown over there, over there,
Yes, I will wear a crown over there;
When my toiling is o’er I shall rest evermore,
In that home He has gone to prepare.

2 Shall I trust Him alway? Yes, the promise is mine,
“Be thou faithful, my child, unto death,
And I’ll give thee a crown which forever shall shine,
Endless life at thy last, fleeting breath.” [Refrain]

3 Let my anchor be grounded so deep in the Rock,
Till the storms of this life all are past,
That I’ll firmly endure on the promise secure,
Till He brings me to glory at last. [Refrain]

Select Hymns, 1911 (Timeless Truths)

Author: Barney Elliott Warren

Barney Elliott Warren was an American Christian hymnwriter and minister. See more in Wikipedia  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Shall I wear that bright crown God has offered to me
Title: A Crown Over There
Author: Barney Elliott Warren
Meter: with refrain
Refrain First Line: Yes, I will wear a crown
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

Timeless Truths #202

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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