My Wonderful Dream

There's a dream that I dream, of my Savior divine

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Tune: [There's a dream that I dream, of my Savior divine]
Published in 20 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a dream that I dream, of my Savior divine,
And I know that my dream will come true;
At the morn, in the night, comes the vision of light,
With a promise eternally new.

O this wonderful dream is a secret of grace,
And I would this secret you knew;
For I dream that at last I shall look on His face,
And I know that my dream will come true.

2 There is sweet compensation for heartache and loss
In the hope that is given to me;
I shall quickly forget how the road was beset,
When the King in His beauty I see. [Chorus]

3 It will still be my stay when the fashion's of earth
In the mist are dissolving away;
For the passage of death will be only a breath—
But a breath, and my dream will come true. [Chorus]

Source: Victory Songs: For the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services. #125

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds

Jessie Brown Pounds was born in Hiram, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland on 31 August 1861. She was not in good health when she was a child so she was taught at home. She began to write verses for the Cleveland newspapers and religious weeklies when she was fifteen. After an editor of a collection of her verses noted that some of them would be well suited for church or Sunday School hymns, J. H. Fillmore wrote to her asking her to write some hymns for a book he was publishing. She then regularly wrote hymns for Fillmore Brothers. She worked as an editor with Standard Publishing Company in Cincinnati from 1885 to 1896, when she married Rev. John E. Pounds, who at that time was a pastor of the Central Christian Church in Indianapolis. A memorab… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a dream that I dream, of my Savior divine
Title: My Wonderful Dream
Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O this wonderful dream is a secret of grace
Publication Date: 1912
Copyright: Public Domain



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