We'll gather there in glory by and by

The word of God is given

Author: D. W. Whittle
Tune: [The word of God is given]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The word of God is given
To all who serve Him here,
That when the Lord from Heaven
In glory shall appear,
We then shall be delivered
From sorrow, sin, and pain;
And if for Christ we suffer,
With Him we then shall reign.

We are going home to Jesus,
Going home to Jesus!
Going to the mansions
He’s preparing there on high!
We are going home to Jesus,
Going home to Jesus!
And we’ll gather there in glory,
By and by!

2 Once in our sin we wandered
Far, far away from God,
And precious hours we squandered,
Upon the downward road;
But God in grace hath called us,
And given us to share
The purchase of our Savior,
A mansion bright and fair. [Refrain]

3 Now with this hope to cheer us,
And with the Spirit’s seal,
That all our sins were pardoned,
Thro’ Him whose stripes did heal;
As "strangers" and as "pilgrims,"
No place on earth we own,
But work and watch as "servants,"
Until our Lord shall come. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10438

Author: D. W. Whittle

[Also published under the pseudonym El Nathan.]… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The word of God is given
Title: We'll gather there in glory by and by
Author: D. W. Whittle
Refrain First Line: We are going home to Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #10438
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The Cyber Hymnal #10438

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