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Rest, joyful rest, over Jordan

Author: George A. C. Wiggins

George wrote many hymns for the Salvation Army between 1880 and 1900. He attended the 25th anniversary of the Salvation Army in London and played the piano for that gathering held in the Crystal Palace. The Salvation Army Heritage centre in Toronto, Canada has copies of his hymns and the International Salvation Army headquarters in London, England also has some of his hymns. Nancy Arnett (great granddaughter) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: What a blessed hope, how it cheers my soul
Title: Rest, joyful rest, over Jordan
Author: George A. C. Wiggins
Refrain First Line: Sweetly rest

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Band Music #42

Selected Salvation Songs. Vol. 1 #d43

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