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When the Day Breaks

Trials will be past, rest will come at last

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Trials will be past, rest will come at last]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Trials will be past, rest will come at last,
When the day of glory breaks;
Storms will cease to beat, life be ever sweet,
When the day of glory breaks.

Refrain:
When the day of glory breaks,
And the soul in Christ awakes,
Trials will be past, we’ll reach home at last,
When the day of glory breaks.

2 With the saints we’ll stand on the golden strand,
When the day of glory breaks;
We shall worship there with the angels fair,
When the day of glory breaks. [Refrain]

3 Dear ones gone before we shall greet once more,
When the day of glory breaks;
Happy we shall be for eternity,
When the day of glory breaks. [Refrain]

Source: Progressive Sunday School Songs #143

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Trials will be past, rest will come at last
Title: When the Day Breaks
Author: James Rowe

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