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After the sunrise

Sorrows surround us while treading life's road

Author: J. R. Baxter
Tune: [Sorrows surround us while treading life's road]
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Sorrows surround us while treading life's road,
Troubles confound us, make heavy our load;
Fetters that bound us, no longer will goad,
After the sunrise, how happy we'll be.

Refrain:
After the sunrise, happy we'll be,
We know after the sunrise, Jesus we'll see;
All will be glory, singing the story,
After the sunrise, how happy we'll be.

2 Shadows will vanish when morning shall come,
Lovelight will banish sin's vapors like scum;
Even the clanish together will hum,
After the sunrise, how happy we'll be. [Refrain]

3 Angels are waiting to carry the news,
Why stand debating, why longer refuse?
Cease all your hateing, be changing your views,
After the sunrise, how happy we'll be. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns by the Western Stars #23

Author: J. R. Baxter

Jesse Randall (Pap) Baxter, Jr. (1887-1960) Born: December 8, 1887, Lebanon, Alabama. Died: January 21, 1960. Baxter grew up in De­Kalb Coun­ty, Al­a­ba­ma. In 1926, he bought part of Vir­gil Stamps’ Gos­pel mu­sic firm, which be­came the Stamps-Bax­ter Mu­sic and Print­ing Com­pa­ny, one of the most suc­cess­ful Gos­pel mu­sic pub­lish­ers of the ear­ly 20th Century. Bax­ter ran the com­pa­ny’s Chat­ta­noo­ga, Ten­nes­see, of­fice un­til Stamps’ death in 1940, then moved to Dall­as, Tex­as, to run the main of­fice. Af­ter Bax­ter’s death, his wife, Clarice, ran the bus­i­ness un­til she died; it was then sold to Zon­der­van. Bax­ter was in­duct­ed in­to the South­ern Gos­pel Mu… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sorrows surround us while treading life's road
Title: After the sunrise
Author: J. R. Baxter

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Hymns by the Western Stars #23

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