Will You be There, and I?

We know there's a bright and a glorious home

Author: Margaret C. H. Wilson
Tune: [We know there's a bright and a glorious home]
Published in 12 hymnals

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1 We know there's a bright and a glorious home,
Away in the heavens high,
Where all the redeem'd shall with Jesus dwell,
Will you be there, and I?

Will you be there and I?
Will you be there and I?
Where all the redeem'd shall with Jesus dwell,
Will you be there and I?

2 In robes of white o'er the streets of gold,
Beneath a cloudless sky,
They'll walk in the light of their Father's love,
Will you be there, and I?

Will you be there and I?
Will you be there and I?
They'll walk in the light of their Father's love,
Will you be there and I?

3 If we find the loving Saviour now,
And follow Him faithfully,
When He gathers His children in that bright home,
Will you be there, and I?

Will you be there and I?
When He gathers His children in that bright home,
Will you be there and I?

4 If we are shelter'd by the Cross,
And through the blood brought nigh;
Our utmost gain we'll count but loss,
Since you'll be there, and I.

Since you'll be there, and I,
Since you'll be there, and I;
Our utmost gain we'll count but loss,
Since you'll be there, and I.

Source: Redemption Songs: a choice collection of 1000 hymns and choruses for evangelistic meetings, solo singers, choirs and the home #167

Author: Margaret C. H. Wilson

Wilson, Margaret Chalmers, née Hood, was b. at Dunbar, Oct. 19, 1825, and in 1869 married her cousin, the Rev. James Hood Wilson, D.D. (see p. 1032). She d. while on a visit to Gullane, Haddingtonshire, July 24, 1902. She contributed her hymns to the collections edition by her husband, viz., his Service of Praise, 1865, and Songs of Zion, 1876. Two of these are:— 1. If washed in Jesus' blood. [Example of Jesus Christ.] In Songs of Zion, 1876, No. 246, as by "M. C. W." In Bell and Fox's Church of England Hymnal, 1894, it is dated 18?0. 2. We know there's a bright and glorious home. [Life Eternal.] In the Service of Praise, 1865, No. 240, as by "M. C. H." In the Junior Hymnal, 1906, it is greatly altered, and begi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We know there's a bright and a glorious home
Title: Will You be There, and I?
Author: Margaret C. H. Wilson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Will you and I be there
Copyright: Public Domain

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