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I Shall Be Satisfied

Representative Text

1. When I shall wake in that fair morn of morns,
After whose dawning never night returns,
And with whose glory day eternal burns,
I shall be satisfied.

Refrain
I shall be satisfied,
I shall be satisfied
I shall be satisfied,
By and by.

2. When I shall see Thy glory face to face,
When in Thine arms Thou wilt Thy child embrace,
When Thou shalt open all Thy stores of grace,
I shall be satisfied. [Refrain]

3. When I shall meet with those that I have loved,
Clasp in my eager arms the long removed,
And find how faithful Thou to me hast proved,
I shall be satisfied. [Refrain]

4. When I shall gaze upon the face of Him
Who for me died, with eye no longer dim,
And praise Him with the everlasting hymn,
I shall be satisfied. [Refrain]

Author: George W. Crofts

We have little data on Crofts, except that he was a minister. --www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Author: Horatius Bonar

Horatius Bonar was born at Edinburgh, in 1808. His education was obtained at the High School, and the University of his native city. He was ordained to the ministry, in 1837, and since then has been pastor at Kelso. In 1843, he joined the Free Church of Scotland. His reputation as a religious writer was first gained on the publication of the "Kelso Tracts," of which he was the author. He has also written many other prose works, some of which have had a very large circulation. Nor is he less favorably known as a religious poet and hymn-writer. The three series of "Hymns of Faith and Hope," have passed through several editions. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When I shall [a]wake in that fair morn of morns
Title: I Shall Be Satisfied
Author: Horatius Bonar
Author: George W. Crofts
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I shall be satisfied
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #3045

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