When days of toil have all gone by

When days of toil have all gone by

Author: Civilla D. Martin
Tune: [When days of toil have all gone by]
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When days of toil have all gone by,
And I my dear Lord shall see,
A word of welcome when we shall meet
I know will make heav’n for me.

Refrain:
Heaven for me, O it will be!
When Jesus whispers a welcome to me,
Heaven for me, O it will be!
When Jesus whispers a welcome to me.

2 The Father’s house, the mansions fair,
My home shall forever be,
But one sweet word for the Lord I love
I know will make heav’n for me. [Refrain]

3 He saved me from my lost estate,
From sin he has set me free,
And just to see him when he shall come
I know will be heav’n for me. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of the Gospel No. 3: for use in religious meetings #29

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: When days of toil have all gone by
Author: Civilla D. Martin
Refrain First Line: Heaven for me, O it will be

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Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Christian Hymns III #d440

Great Songs of the Church #d413

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Great Songs of the Church #362

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New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #232

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New Songs of the Gospel No. 3: for use in religious meetings #29

Revival Gems No. 1 #d92

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Sacred Selections for the Church: a collection of sacred selections featuring choice favorites old and new (57th ed) #354

The New Alphabetical Hymnal: Great Songs of the Church No. 2. 35th ed. #d471

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The Voice of Praise No. 2: a complete collection of Scriptural, gospel, Sunday-school and praise service songs #177

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