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Some Sweet Day

We shall cross the rolling tide some sweet day, yes, some sweet day

Author: Harriet E. Jones
Tune: [We shall cross the rolling tide] (Davis)
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We shall cross the rolling tide,
Some sweet day, yes, some sweet day;
We shall gain the golden side,
Some sweet day, yes, some sweet day;
Near the crystal waters roam,
In the saints’ eternal home,
Where the shadows never come,
Some sweet day, yes, some sweet day.

Refrain:
We shall cross the rolling tide,
Some sweet day, yes, some sweet day;
We shall gain the golden side,
Some sweet day, yes, some sweet day.

2 We shall tread the streets of gold,
Some sweet day, yes, some sweet day;
Heaven’s splendor shall behold,
Some sweet day, yes, some sweet day;
We shall find the mansions fair,
Jesus promised to prepare,
That are waiting over there,
Some sweet day, yes, some sweet day. [Refrain]

3 Yes we’ll reach the home of God,
Some sweet day, yes, some sweet day;
Thro’ the precious, precious blood,
Some sweet day, yes, some sweet day;
Never there to sigh again,
Never thought of grief or pain,
Evermore with Christ to reign;
Some sweet day, yes, some sweet day. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Sovereign Grace #15

Author: Harriet E. Jones

Harriet E. Rice Jones, 1823-1915 Born: Ap­ril 18, 1823, Pom­pey Hol­low, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Died: 1915, Bing­ham­ton, New York. Buried: Oran Com­mun­i­ty Church Cem­e­te­ry, Pom­pey, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Daughter of El­e­a­zer Rice, Jones lived in Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Her girl­hood was spent on a farm, re­ceiv­ing what ed­u­ca­tion the count­ry schools and one term at high school could pro­vide. She was al­ways fond of read­ing, and was a great sing­er, with a clear ring­ing voice. On Ju­ly 7, 1844, she mar­ried a son of Rev. Ze­nas Jones; her hus­band died in 1879. Her song writ­ing ca­reer b­egan when her po­e­try came to the at­ten­tion of Dr. M. J. Mun­… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We shall cross the rolling tide some sweet day, yes, some sweet day
Title: Some Sweet Day
Author: Harriet E. Jones
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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Bright Melodies #205

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Gleanings of sacred song #190

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Notes of Praise #49

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Songs of Praise and Delight #149

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Songs of Sovereign Grace #15

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Songs of the Golden #71

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The Jewelled Crown #39

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