Going away

We are going away, some sweet glad day

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [We are going away, some sweet glad day]
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1 We are going away, some sweet glad day,
To a fairer land we’re told,
Where a throng awaits at the pearly gates
Of the City’s gleaming gold;
We know not how, we know not when,
We only watch and wait till then,
When Christ shall come, the King of men,
Some sweet glad day,
Some sweet glad day.

2 We are going away, some sweet glad day,
To the loved ones gone before;
With the shining throng, in the Land of Song,
We shall find them all once more;
The friends so dear, we’ve longed for here,
In heav’nly beauty shall appear,
Their welcome greetings we shall hear,
Some sweet glad day,
Some sweet glad day.

3 We are going away, some sweet glad day,
When our earthly race is run
When the shadows fall, and we hear the call,
At the setting of life’s sun;
Then shall we rest among the blest,
With those we know and love the best,
In robes of righteousness be blest,
Some sweet glad day,
Some sweet glad day.

Source: Songs of Matchless Love: for evangelistic services, devotional meetings and Sunday schools #19

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Anna C. Storey, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the… Go to person page >

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First Line: We are going away, some sweet glad day
Title: Going away
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: Some sweet glad day

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Songs of Matchless Love #19

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