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There is coming on a great day of rejoicing

There is coming on a great day of rejoicing

Author: Richard Slater
Tune: [There is coming on a great day of rejoicing]
Published in 5 hymnals

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1 There is coming on a great day of rejoicing,
When all the ransomed shall gather, their Lord as King to crown;
All earth’s sorrow and its sin then disappearing,
Every heart will the Saviour then own.

Refrain:
O the crowning day is coming,
Hallelujah!
O the crowning day is coming,
Praise the Lord!
For our Saviour-King shall reign,
He shall have his own again,
Hallelujah! Hallelujah!

2 From far distant lands battalions now are marching,
Who will have part in the honours which Jesus will bestow;
God be praised for all the souls that now are starting,
Swelling the hosts that to victory go.

3 Do you, comrades, feel at times a bit downhearted,
When in the fight all looks dark, and the foe seems fierce and strong?
At such times I find my fear has all departed
When I remember that day coming on.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #169

Author: Richard Slater

Library of Congress name authority Sources: found: The musical Salvationist, 2011: t.p. (Richard Slater; 1854-1939) p. 32, etc. (b. June 7, 1854 in Clerkenwell; worked in the Salvation Army's Musical Dept. from 1883 until his retirement in 1913; was the principal Salvationist composer, arranger and musical editor of the period; awarded the Order of the Founder, the highest honour bestowed to Salvationists, in 1923; d. Dec. 7, 1939) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is coming on a great day of rejoicing
Author: Richard Slater
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O the crowning day is coming
Copyright: Public Domain

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