There Is Glory

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1 Travel on, ye soldiers true,
soon the city we shall view,
For the shadows will have flown away;
There is glory here below,
but 'tis greater there, I know,
In the kingdom of unclouded day.

There is glory, there is glory, glory,
For the faithful in this earthly fray;
there's glory, glory, there is endless glory
In the kingdom of unclouded day.

2 Never mind the storm that sweeps,
Christ the Savior safely keeps,
If we feel His touch we shall not stray;
Soon together we shall sing
in the palace of the King,
In the kingdom of unclouded day. [Chorus]

3 Trust His love, whate'er betide,
near His temple safely hide,
By His power we shall win the fray;
Crowns of glory we shall wear,
having bliss beyond compare,
In the kingdom of unclouded day. [Chorus]

Source: New Sacred Quartettes for Male, Female and Mixed Voices #22

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

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First Line: Travel on, ye soldiers true
Title: There Is Glory
Author: James Rowe
Language: English
Refrain First Line: There is glory
Copyright: Public Domain


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New Sacred Quartettes for Male, Female and Mixed Voices #22

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