We shall be like him, when he shall come in glory

We shall be like him, when he shall come in glory

Author: Civilla D. Martin
Tune: [We shall be like him, when he shall come in glory]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We shall be like him, when he shall come in glory;
Like him forever, thro’ riches of his grace;
O what assurance to all God’s children given,
We shall be like him when we see his face.

Refrain:
We shall be like him, we shall be like him,
For we shall see him as he is;
We shall be like him, we shall be like him,
For we shall see him as he is.

2 We shall be like him, however rough our journey,
Light from his promise shall brighten ev’ry place;
“Like our Redeemer,” our hearts sing hallelujah,
We shall be like him when we see his face. [Refrain]

3 We shall be like him, the vail will soon be lifted,
Then we shall praise him for all his love and grace;
No more the earthly, but glory grand, eternal,
We shall be like him when we see his face. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of the Gospel No. 3: for use in religious meetings #61

Author: Civilla D. Martin

Martin, Civilla Durfee (Jordan Falls, Nova Scotia, August 21, 1866--March 9, 1948, Atlanta, Georgia). Daughter of James N. and Irene (Harding) Holden. She married Rev. John F. Geddes, Congregational minister of Coventryvilee, N.Y. at Jordan Falls Methodist Church, Shelbourne Co., Nova Scotia, on May 19, 1891. There is thus far no information about their marriage and its end. After several years of teaching school, she married Walter Stillman Martin, a Baptist minister, and traveled with him in evangelistic work. However, because of frail health, she was compelled to remain home much of the time. In 1916, they became members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). They had one son, A.G. Martin. In her writing, she used only her initia… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We shall be like him, when he shall come in glory
Author: Civilla D. Martin

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New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #254

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New Songs of the Gospel No. 3 #61

Offering of Praise #d208

Revival Gems No. 1 #d85

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The Voice of Praise No. 3 #109

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