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Will that not joyful be

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1 Will that not joyful be,
When me walk by faith no more,
When the Lord we loved before
As brother man we see;
When he welcome us above,
When we share his smile of love,
Will that not joyful be?
Will that not joyful be?

2 Will that not joyful be,
When to meet us rise and come,
All our buried treasures home,
A gladsome company;
When our arms embrace again,
Those we mourn'd so long in vain,
Will that not joyful be?
Will that not joyful be?

3 Will that not joyful be,
When we hear what none can tell,
And the singing chorus swell,
Of angel's melody;
When we join the songs of praise,
Hallelujah with them raise,
Will that not joyful be?
Will that not joyful be?

4 Yes, that will joyful be;
Let the world her gifts recall,
There is bitterness in all,
Her joys are vanity!
Courage dear ones of my heart,
Tho' it grieves me here to part,
There we shall joyful be?
There we shall joyful be?

Source: Joyful Songs; a choice collection of new Sunday School music #59

Author: Sarah B. Findlater

Sarah Laurie Borthwick Findlater United Kingdom 1823-1907. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, sister of Jane Laurie Borthwick, she married Erick John Findlater, a pastor in the Free Church of Scotland at Lochearnhead, Perthshire, and they had three daughters: Sarah Jemima, Mary Williamina, and Jane Helen. Findlater and her sister Jane's translations were collected in “German hymns from the land of Luther”, appearing in four volumes (1854-1862). As an author, Sarah wrote fiction, juvenile works, music scores, anthems, and musical parts. She died at Torquay, Devon, England. John Perry Go to person page >

Author: H. C. von Schwenitz

(no biographical information available about H. C. von Schwenitz.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Will that not joyful be
Author: Sarah B. Findlater
Author: H. C. von Schwenitz
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

Asaph #d340

Goodly Pearls for the Sunday School #d147

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Hymns for the Church on Earth #203

Hymns from the Land of Luther, Translated from the German #d77

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Joyful Songs; a choice collection of new Sunday School music #59

Songs Tried and Proved #d176

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #284b

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d1248

The Soldier's Hymn Book. 2nd ed. #d264

The Tabernacle #d374

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