We Shall Gather in that City

There will be a blissful morning when the earthly night has flown

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [There will be a blissful morning when the earthly night has flown]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 There will be a blissful morning when the earthly night has flown,
And the glory-light will all around us lie;
In “Jerusalem, the golden,” only is that splendor known,
And we’ll gather in that city by and by.

Refrain:
We shall gather in that city,
We shall gather in the city built on high, by and by;
O “Jerusalem, the blest,” where the saints with Jesus rest!
We shall gather in that city, by and by.

2 We shall come from ev’ry nation in ways separated wide,
Crossing one by one the darkly flowing stream,
Then upon the shore eternal, just beyond the solemn tide,
We shall meet where tow’ring walls of jasper gleam. [Refrain]

3 We shall gather with redeemed ones wearing garments pure and white,
Chanting with exultant voices vict’ry’s psalm;
O how sweet will be that meeting in the dawn of heaven’s light,
As we sing glad hallelujahs to the Lamb. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of the Gospel No. 2: for use in religious meetings #46

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There will be a blissful morning when the earthly night has flown
Title: We Shall Gather in that City
Author: Jennie Wilson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We shall gather in that city
Publication Date: 1905
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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