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Jesus Will Bear Me Over

When I have reached earth's borderland

Author: Lewis E. Jones
Tune: [When I have reached earth's borderland]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When I have reached earth’s borderland,
Jesus will bear me away;
Take me to sing with the ransomed band,
Happy in endless day.

Refrain:
Carried away to the realms of light,
Safe on the golden shore;
Into the summer-land ever bright
Jesus will bear me o’er.

2 City of glory so bright and fair,
City of peace above.
I shall sing praises to Jesus there,
Telling His wondrous love. [Refrain]

3 Dwelling with Jesus in glory-land,
What could I ask beside?
Singing the song of the angel-band,
Near to the Savior’s side. [Refrain]

Source: Honey Out of the Rock: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #17

Author: Lewis E. Jones

Lewis Edgar Jones, 1865-1936 Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 8, 1865, Yates City, Il­li­nois. Died: Sep­tem­ber 1, 1936, San­ta Bar­ba­ra, Cal­i­for­nia. Buried: Al­too­na Wal­nut Grove Cem­e­te­ry, Etowah Coun­ty, Al­a­ba­ma. Pseudonyms: Lewis Edgar Edgar Lewis Mary Slater A class­mate of evan­gel­ist Bil­ly Sun­day, Jones at­tend­ed the Moo­dy Bi­ble In­sti­tute. Af­ter grad­u­a­tion, he worked for the Young Men’s Christ­ian As­so­ci­a­tion in Da­ven­port, Io­wa; Fort Worth, Tex­as (1915); and San­ta Bar­ba­ra, Cal­i­forn­ia (1925). Hymn writ­ing was his avo­ca­tion. Sources: Hustad, P. 266 Reynolds, P. 327 Reynolds, P. 347 Taylor, P. 340 http:… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When I have reached earth's borderland
Title: Jesus Will Bear Me Over
Author: Lewis E. Jones
Refrain First Line: Carried away to the realms of light

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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Gospel Herald in Song #91

Helping Hands #d101

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Honey Out of the Rock #17

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Honey Out of the Rock #17

Kindly Light #d162

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Little Branches #47

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