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We'll Be There

When the Lord in glory cometh with His hosts in bright array

Author: Palmer Hartsough
Tune: [When the Lord in glory cometh with his hosts in bright array]
Published in 8 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When the Lord in glory cometh
With His hosts in bright array,
And we waken at His summons
In that new and gladsome light,
O the wonder, O the rapture
As we greet the heav’nly day,
When the dawn eternal breaks upon our sight.

We’ll be there, we’ll be there,
On the resurrection morning we’ll be there;
We’ll be there, we’ll be there,
On the resurrection morning we’ll be there.

2 We shall see our blessed Savior
And shall know Him in the skies
As He comes to take His children
Thro’ the gates of shining gold;
We shall hear the shouts of joy that
From unnumbered thousands rise,
As His beauty and His glory they behold. [Refrain]

3 We shall see the countless righteous
Gathering for their great reward,
We shall see the palms of victory
That the saints in gladness bring;
We shall hear the mighty chorus
To the Holy One adored,
As in robes of white they stand before their king. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13125

Author: Palmer Hartsough

Rv Palmer Hartsough USA 1844-1932. Born in Redford, MI, he attended Kalamazoo College and Michigan State Normal school (later MSU). He became an author, editor, lyricist, and librettist. After working as a traveling singing teacher in MI, IL, IA, OH, KY and TN, he opened a music studio in Rock Island, IL, around 1877, also directing music at a Baptist church there. In 1893, due to his poetic abilities, he moved to Cincinnati, OH, and joined the Fillmore Music Company, providing texts (over 1000) for their music. He also served as music director at the Bethel Mission and the 9th Street Baptist Church. He became a traveling song evangelist in 1903, and was ordained a Baptist minister in 1906, serving in Ontario, Canada, and MI from 191… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the Lord in glory cometh with His hosts in bright array
Title: We'll Be There
Author: Palmer Hartsough
Refrain First Line: We'll be there
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #13125
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #13125

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