White the robes they wear

White the robes they wear

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [White the robes they wear]
Published in 5 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 White the robes they wear,
Victor’s palms they bear
In the glory land.
Endless songs they sing
To the Lamb, the King,
In the glory land.

Refrain:
In the glory land,
In the glory land,
We shall sing a new song
Of the Lamb for sinners slain
In the glory land.
In the glory land,
In the glory land,
With our robes all pure and white,
We shall mingle with delight
In the glory land.

2 When my Lord, some day,
Calls me hence, away
To the glory land.
In his arms of love,
I’ll be borne above
To the glory land. [Refrain]

3 As the light we see
O’er the surging sea
Of the glory land.
Through the pearly gate
Glad we sweep, nor wait
For ‘tis glory land. [Refrain]

4 Sing, my soul, your song
That the heav’nly throng
Of the glory land
Crowd the pearly gates
Where your welcome waits
To the glory land. [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #187

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

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First Line: White the robes they wear
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: In the glory land

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Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #187

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