Children in Heaven

There is a glorious world of light

Author: Jane Taylor
Published in 135 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 There is a glorious world of light,
Above the starry sky,
Where saints departed, clothed in white,
Adore the Lord most High.

Chorus:
And hark! amid the sacred songs
Those heavenly voices raise,
Ten thousand, thousand children join,
And all is perfect praise.

2 Those are the hymns that we shall know,
If Jesus we obey!
That is the place where we shall go,
If found in wisdom's way. [Chorus]

3 This is the joy we ought to seek,
And make our chief concern;
For this we come, from week to week,
To read, and hear, and learn. [Chorus]

4 Great God, impress us ev'ry day,
That nothing may allure;
But both the taught and teachers may
Make their salvation sure. [Chorus]



Source: Junior Songs: a collection of sacred hymns and songs; for use in meetings of junior societies, Sunday Schools, etc. #166

Author: Jane Taylor

Taylor, Jane, the younger of two sisters, was born at London, Sept. 23, 1783. Her gift in writing verse displayed itself at an early age. Her first piece was printed in the Minor's Pocket Book for 1804. Her publications included Display, a tale, 1815; Essays in Rhymes, 1816; and the posthumous work edited by her brother, entitled The Contributions of Q. Q., 1824, being pieces in prose and verse from the Youth's Magazine, to which she had contributed under the signature of "Q. Q." She died at Ongar, Essex, April 13, 1824. Her Memoir and Poetical Remains, were published by her father in 1825. The joint productions of the two sisters, Ann Taylor Gilbert & Jane Taylor, were:-- (1) Original Poems, 1805; (2) Hymns for the Nursery, 1806; (3) Hym… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a glorious world of light
Title: Children in Heaven
Author: Jane Taylor
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #10403
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