Shall we all meet there

There's a land of beauty where our Savior swells

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [There’s a land of beauty where our Savior dwells]
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1 There’s a land of beauty where our Savior dwells;
Shall we all meet there?
In this world of partings there are sad farewells;
Shall we all meet there?

Refrain:
In that land of light, where all is bright and fair,
Where the Lord’s redeemed shall all his glory share,
Where they’ll see his face, his glorious likeness bear,
Shall we all meet there?

2 Where the fairest lilies feel no wintry blight;
Shall we all meet there?
Where no evening shadows dim the living light,
Shall we all meet there? [Refrain]

3 Where no sin can enter, neither grief nor pain,
Shall we all meet there?
Where the spotless garments bear no earthly stain,
Shall we all meet there? [Refrain]

4 Where there’s perfect service, perfect love and peace,
Shall we all meet there?
Where the song of triumph nevermore shall cease,
Shall we all meet there? [Refrain]

Source: His Worthy Praise #63

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

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First Line: There's a land of beauty where our Savior swells
Title: Shall we all meet there
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: In that land of light

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