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Meet Me There

There's a land of bliss eternal, Where the saints their Lord behold

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [There's a land of bliss eternal] (Miles)
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 There’s a land of bliss eternal
Where the saints their Lord behold;
Half the glories of that city
Never can be told.

Refrain:
Meet me there, meet me there,
In the city of heaven;
Meet me there, meet me there,
I will watch and wait for you.

2 There the God of our salvation
Dwells eternal on his throne;
There the Lord who has redeemed us,
Waits to greet his own. [Refrain]

3 Here we part perhaps forever,
There we’ll meet to part no more;
Bonds of love can ne’er be broken
On that golden shore. [Refrain]

4 Will you meet me in that city
When the trials of life are o’er,
And with those who went before us,
Dwell forevermore? [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of the Gospel No. 2: for use in religious meetings #116

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a land of bliss eternal, Where the saints their Lord behold
Title: Meet Me There
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: Meet me there, meet me there

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #198Page Scan
New Songs of the Gospel No. 2: for use in religious meetings #116TextAudioPage Scan
The New and Living Way, Burning Bush Songs No. 5 #d77



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