The glorious change

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1. Soon shall our Saviour in glory appear,
Soon his sweet voice from above we shall hear;
When he shall speak what a change there will be!
From every burden we then shall be free.

Chorus:
Oh, what a change! glorious change!
Oh, what a glorious change!
We shall be changed when our Lord comes again;
Come then, Lord Jesus, come quickly, Amen.

2. Then in a moment a flash of the eye
We shall be changed and we never can die;
Then shall our bodies, so weak and so frail,
Over all sickness forever prevail. [Chorus]

3. No more gray hairs, for we'll never grow old;
Heartaches shall never be known we are told.
Forms that are blighted and wasting away
Changed and immortal shall never decay. [Chorus]

4. Oh, hallelujah, what joy fills the soul!
Peace shall be ours while the bright ages roll;
Changed to the image of Jesus our King
Satisfied then in his likeness we'll sing. [Chorus]



Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #92

Author: Clarence M. Seamans

Seamans, Clarence Milton. (Johnston, Rhode Island, February 8, 1869--July 21, 1939, Whitman, Massachusetts). Direct descendant of Roger Williams, the founder of the Rhode Island Colony. Seamans married Annie May Bennett on October 8, 1890; they had four children. Ordained to the ministry of the Advent Christian Church, he served their churches in Pascoag and River Point, R.I.; Dover, New Hampshire; Chelsea, Springfield, and Boston, Mass.; and Rutland, Vermont. His last 19 years were spent as pastor in Whitman, Mass. For many years, he was secretary of the Massachusetts Advent Christian Conference and of the Marion (Mass.) Campmeeting Association. He was also active in the Alton Bay (N.H.) Campmeeting Association. He contributed many arti… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Soon shall our Savior
Title: The glorious change
Author: Clarence M. Seamans
Refrain First Line: O, what a change
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