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We shall stand before the King

We shall stand before the King

Author: Edwin O. Excell
Tune: [We Shall Stand Before the King]
Published in 33 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We shall stand before the King,
With the angels we shall sing,
By and by, By and by!
Walk the bright, the golden shore,
Praising Him for ever more,
By and by, By and by!

We shall stand before the King,
With the angels we shall sing;
Glory, glory to our King!
Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
We shall stand before the King.

2 Ring, ye bells of heaven, ring!
We shall stand before the King,
By and by, By and by!
There our sorrows will be o’er;
There His name we will adore,
By and by, By and by! [Refrain]

3 Wake, my soul! Thy tribute bring;
Thou shalt stand before the King,
By and by, By and by!
Lay thy trophies at His feet;
In His likeness stand complete,
By and by, By and by! [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.4 #182

Author: Edwin O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excel USA 1851-1921. Born at Uniontown, OH, he started working as a bricklayer and plasterer. He loved music and went to Chicago to study it under George Root. He married Eliza Jane “Jennie” Bell in 1871. They had a son, William, in 1874. A member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, he became a prominent publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings. He founded singing schools at various locations in the country and worked with evangelist, Sam Jones, as his song leader for two decades. He established a music publishing house in Chicago and authored or composed over 2,000 gospel songs. While assisting Gypsy Smith in an evangelistic campaign in Louisville,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We shall stand before the King
Author: Edwin O. Excell
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 33 of 33)

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Bright Melodies #11

Children's Hymns and Songs #d114

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Christian Endeavor Edition of Gospel Hymns No. 6 #238

Crowns #d196

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Excellent Songs for the Church and Sunday School #70

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Glory and Praise #60

Greatest Hymns for use in the Churches #d331

Hymns of Glory No. 2 #d257

Kingdom Songs #d244

Ministry in Song #d169

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 #84

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Quartette #68

Revival Hymns, Selected and Arranged #d93

Sacred Songs and Solos #603

Service in Song #d169

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Songs for the King's Business #96

Songs for the Ransomed; for Sunday Schools and Gospel Work #d171

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Songs of Conquest #42

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Songs of Evangelism #54

Songs of Redemption #d121

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Songs of the Peacemaker #146

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #154

The Gospel Call, Part Two. Rev. #d196

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The Great Awakening #85

The Harmonic Chimes for Revivals, Praise Meetings, Church Worship ... #d198

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The Very Best #53

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Triumphant Songs No.1 #11

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Triumphant Songs No.4 #182

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Triumphant Songs No.5 #118

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Voices of Praise #19

White Ribbon Vibrations. 5th ed. #d88

Work and Worship #d140

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