Good Morning to Heaven

When the night is over on the day break shore

Author: William C. Poole
Tune: [When the night is over]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When the night is o’er,
On the Day Break Shore,
On the morn of that endless day,
There is welcome there,
In that city fair,
And I’m going up there to stay.

Good morning to heaven, some morning, I’ll say,
Good morning to heaven, and go there to stay,
Where never a shadow shall darken the day,
Good morning to heaven, some morning I’ll say.

2 With the voyage past,
And my anchor cast,
Victory for me shall be won,
As the gates swing wide,
And I step inside,
I shall hear my Lord say, “Well done.” [Refrain]

3 With the day-break song,
Of that wondrous throng,
Singing to our Lord and our King,
I will join some day,
As I go to stay,
Where His praises shall ever ring. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Faith and Triumph 1, 2 and 3 Combined: Tryout Edition #3

Author: William C. Poole

William C. Poole was born and raised on a farm in Maryland. His parents belonged to the Methodist church. He graduated from Washington College and became a Methodist minister in Wilmington, Delaware area. He was pastor of McCabe Memorial, Richardson Park and other churches. In 1913 he was superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League of Delaware. He wrote about five hundred hymns. The writing was done as recreation and a diversion from his pastoral work. His goal in writing as well as in being a minister was to help people. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the night is over on the day break shore
Title: Good Morning to Heaven
Author: William C. Poole
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Good morning to heaven some morning



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