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I'll be there

When the saved shall meet on the golden street

Author: Lewis E. Jones
Tune: [When the saved shall meet on the golden street]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When the saved shall meet on the golden street,
Hallelujah! I’ll be there!
Where the glad harps ring and the ransomed sing,
Hallelujah! I’ll be there!

Refrain:
At the homecoming of the ransomed,
When the saints shall march thro’ the gates so fair;
At the homecoming of the ransomed,
Hallelujah! I’ll be there!

2 Blessed heav’nly home, where no sorrows come,
Hallelujah! I’ll be there!
Saved by grace divine, Jesus now is mine,
Hallelujah! I’ll be there! [Refrain]

3 By the Savior’s throne, when He calls His own,
Hallelujah! I’ll be there!
Where the streets are gold, ‘mid the joys untold,
Hallelujah! I’ll be there! [Refrain]

Source: The King of Glory #81

Author: Lewis E. Jones

Lewis Edgar Jones USA 1865-1936. Born in Yates City, IL, his family moved near Davenport, IA, where he lived on a farm until age 21. He went into business for awhile, and attended the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. He was a classmate of evangelist, Billy Sunday. After graduating, he worked for the YMCA in Davenport, IA; Fort Worth, TX (1915, as general secretary); and Santa Barbara, CA (1925 as general secretary). Hymn writing was his avocation, and he wrote 200+, advising that many came from pastors’ sermons. He married Lora May Wright (1872-1950), and they had a daughter, Frances Ellen (1897-1982). He died in Santa Barbara, CA. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the saved shall meet on the golden street
Title: I'll be there
Author: Lewis E. Jones
Refrain First Line: At the homecoming of the ransomed
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Calvary's Praises #81

Epworth Praises #d241

Glad Praise #d181

Living Praise No. 2 #d216

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Loyal Praise #22

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The King of Glory #81

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