Walking In the King's Highway

We're bound for gloryland on high

Author: A. J. Showalter
Tune: [We’re bound for glory-land on high]
Published in 15 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We’re bound for glory-land on high,
Walking in the King’s highway;
We’ll reach its mansions by and by,
Walking in the King’s highway.

Refrain:
Walking in the King’s highway,
Walking in the King’s highway;
And life is grand and glorious,
Walking in the King’s highway.

2 This is the way our fathers trod,
Walking in the King’s highway;
The way that leads to Heav’n and God,
Walking in the King’s highway. [Refrain]

3 The lame shall leap, the dumb shall sing,
Walking in the King’s highway;
In desert lands shall burst a spring,
Walking in the King’s highway. [Refrain]

4 No unclean thing may pass this road,
Walking in the King’s highway;
But burdened souls may here unload,
Walking in the King’s highway. [Refrain]

5 No lions here, nor raging beast,
Walking in the King’s highway;
But ransomed souls as kings and priests,
Walking in the King’s highway. [Refrain]

6 We sing glad songs of joy and peace,
Walking in the King’s highway;
From doubt and fear we’ve found release,
Walking in the King’s highway. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13004

Author: A. J. Showalter

Anthony Johnson Showalter USA 1858-1924/ Born in Cherry Grove, VA, he became an organist, gospel music composer, author, teacher, editor, and publisher. He was taught by his father and in 1876 received training at the Ruebush-Kieffer School of Music, Dayton, VA. He also attended George Root’s National Normal school at Erie, PA, and Dr Palmer’s International Normal at Meadville, PA. He was teaching music in shape note singing schools by age 14. He taught literary school at age 19, and normal music schools at age 22, when he also published his first book. In 1881 he married Lucy Carolyn (Callie) Walser of TX, and they had seven children: Tennie, Karl, Essie, Jennie, Lena, Margaret, and Nellie. At age 23 he published his “Harmo… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We're bound for gloryland on high
Title: Walking In the King's Highway
Author: A. J. Showalter
Refrain First Line: Walking in the King's Highway
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #13004
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #13004

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