Somewhere, beyond the hills of life

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1 Somewhere, beyond the hills of life,
And all the bounds of sin and strive;
Where gates are pearl and streets are gold,
My Savior I shall then behold.

Somewhere, i know that I shall see,-
Jesus,- who gave His life for me;
Somewhere, when He will call me, I will go
To Him, because He loves me so.

2 Somewhere, the angels sing His praise,
And throngs their glad hosannas raise;
The hands once nailed to Cal'v'ry's tree
Will be outstretched to welcome me. [Chorus]

3 Somewhere, my life so sweet and fair,
His glory I shall always share;
And there with Him and all the blest,
Forevermore my soul shall rest [Chorus]

Source: The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #210

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: Somewhere, beyond the hills of life
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Somewhere, I know that I shall see
Copyright: Public Domain



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