White the robes they wear

White the robes they wear

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

Audio files: MIDI

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 USA 1868-1946. Born at Lakehurst, NJ, he attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and the University of PA. He became a pharmacist. He married Bertha H Haagen, and they had two sons: Charles and Russell. In 1892 he abandoned his pharmacy career and began writing gospel songs. At first he furnished compositions to the Hall-Mack Publishing Company, but soon became editor and manager, where he worked for 37 years. He felt he was serving God better in the gospel song writing business, than as a pharmacist. He published the following song books: “New songs of the gospel” (1900), “The service of praise” (1900), “The voice of praise” (1904), “The tribute of song” (1904), “New songs of the gospel… Go to person page >

Text Information

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

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Jubilate #187

Offering of Praise #d222

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The Gospel Message No. 1 #16

The Gospel Message No. 1. Special ed. #d144

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The Voice of Praise No. 3 #16

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