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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!

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



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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