Shall I Be There?

When the harps of gold are ringing

Author: Marian Froelich
Tune: [When the harps of gold are ringing]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When the harps of gold are ringing,
In the city of our King,
Where the angels praise are bringing,
Shall I join the songs they sing?

Shall I be there?
Shall I be there?
Tell me, ye seraphs bright,
Shall I be there?
Yes, I’ll be there!
Yes, I’ll be there!
Thro’ God’s abounding grace
I shall be there!

2 In Jerusalem the golden,
On the crystal river’s shore,
Will I tell the story olden,
That is new for evermore? [Chorus]

3 Where the garments of salvation
Fold the fair, angelic forms,
That have come from ev’ry nation,
Out of tribulation’s storms! [Chorus]

4 Where are crowns of matchless splendor,
That will grace the victor’s brow,
Where they joyful homage render,
And with rev’rent love they bow. [Chorus]

Source: Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #266

Author: Marian Froelich

Marian (or Marion) Froelich, 19th Century, was apparently the wife of organist and composer Gideon Froelich. Lyrics-- At Je­sus’ Feet Bring on the Vol­un­teers Cedars and the Pines, The Child of Beth­le­hem, The Christmas Morning Christmas Mu­sic Dare Ye to Stand? Day Is Break­ing, The Easter Af­ter Cal­va­ry Happy Greet­ings Bring­ing Glorious Re­sur­rect­ion Glory to Beth­le­hem God of the Sea­sons Good Ship Zi­on, The Kings of the Or­i­ent Led, Safe­ly Led Nature’s God, Cre­at­or Wise Old New Song, The Our Sab­bath School Press On and Ne­ver Fear Sail Not With­out the Mas­ter Send Out the Life-L… Go to person page >

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First Line: When the harps of gold are ringing
Title: Shall I Be There?
Author: Marian Froelich
Refrain First Line: Shall I be there



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Gospel Praise Book. #266

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Jewels of Praise #10

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