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We Shall See the King Some Day

Though the way we journey may be often drear

Author: Lewis E. Jones
Tune: [Though the way we journey may be often drear]
Published in 68 hymnals

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1 Tho' the way we journey may be often drear,
We shall see the King some day;
On that blessèd morning clouds will disappear;
We shall see the King some day.

We shall see the King some day,
We will shout and sing some day;
Gathered ’round the throne,
When He shall call His own,
We shall see the King some day.

2 After pain and anguish, after toil and care,
We shall see the King some day;
Thro' the endless ages joy and blessing share,
We shall see the King some day. (Chorus)

3 After foes are conquered, after battles won,
We shall see the King some day;
After strife is over, after set of sun,
We shall see the King some day. (Chorus)

4 There with all the loved ones who have gone before,
We shall see the King some day;
Sorrow past forever, on that peaceful shore,
We shall see the King some day. (Chorus)

Source: Favorite Hymns of Praise #498

Author: Lewis E. Jones

Lewis Edgar Jones, 1865-1936 Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 8, 1865, Yates City, Il­li­nois. Died: Sep­tem­ber 1, 1936, San­ta Bar­ba­ra, Cal­i­for­nia. Buried: Al­too­na Wal­nut Grove Cem­e­te­ry, Etowah Coun­ty, Al­a­ba­ma. Pseudonyms: Lewis Edgar Edgar Lewis Mary Slater A class­mate of evan­gel­ist Bil­ly Sun­day, Jones at­tend­ed the Moo­dy Bi­ble In­sti­tute. Af­ter grad­u­a­tion, he worked for the Young Men’s Christ­ian As­so­ci­a­tion in Da­ven­port, Io­wa; Fort Worth, Tex­as (1915); and San­ta Bar­ba­ra, Cal­i­forn­ia (1925). Hymn writ­ing was his avo­ca­tion. Sources: Hustad, P. 266 Reynolds, P. 327 Reynolds, P. 347 Taylor, P. 340 http:… Go to person page >



The Cyber Hymnal #7246
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Small Church Music #6267
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Small Church Music #6267


The Cyber Hymnal #7246

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