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The Roll Call

When the roll is called in glory

Tune: [When the roll is called in glory]
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1. When the roll is called in glory,
And earth's host shall muster there,
I will take my place among them,
And their joys and triumphs share.

Angels call the roll in glory,
Muster day for saints proclaim;
Call the roll and at the summons
I will answer to my name.

2. Tho' my dust lie in the valley,
Or beneath the ocean deep,
Call the roll, and I shall waken
From my dark and dreamless sleep. [Chorus]

3. He who keeps the keys of hades
Speaks, and lo! the vaulted door
Swings ajar the chains are riven,
And his ransomed die no more. [Chorus]

4. Born to life of endless beauty,
Satisfied my weary soul,
I shall join the glad hosannas
When the angels call the roll. [Chorus]

Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #211

Text Information

First Line: When the roll is called in glory
Title: The Roll Call
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Angels call the roll in glory
Copyright: Public Domain



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Carols of Hope #211

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Carols of Praise #69

Songs for the Tented Grove, Gospel Meetings and Home Circle #d43

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