Will you Meet me in the Morning?

Will you meet me in the morning, On that bright and golden shore?

Author: E. O. Excell
Tune: [Will you meet me in the morning]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Will you meet me in the morning,
On that bright and golden shore?
Will your lamp be trimmed and burning,
When He comes to take you o’er?

Refrain:
Yes, I’ll meet you in the morning,
When I hear, the Savior’s call,
“Come, ye blessed of my Father,
To a home prepared for all.”

2 Oh, to meet on that bright morning,
When the clouds have passed away!
Oh, to walk and talk with Jesus,
There to dwell with Him for aye.

3 When we meet our loving Saviour,
What a happy hour ‘twill be,
When we’re gathered with our loved ones,
And their happy faces see. [Refrain]

4 Oh, this thought should make us happy,
And we all should love Him more,
For He’ll come, and will not tarry,
Come to bear us safely o’er. [Refrain]

Source: The Ark of Praise #23

Author: E. O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excell (December 13, 1851 – June 10, 1921), commonly known as E. O. Excell, was a prominent American publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Some of the significant collaborators in his vocal and publishing work included Sam P. Jones, William E. Biederwolf, Gipsy Smith, Charles Reign Scoville, J. Wilbur Chapman, W. E. M. Hackleman, Charles H. Gabriel and D. B. Towner. His 1909 stanza selection and arrangement of "Amazing Grace" became the most widely used and familiar setting of that hymn by the second half of the twentieth century. The influence of his sacred music on American popular culture throu… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Will you meet me in the morning, On that bright and golden shore?
Title: Will you Meet me in the Morning?
Author: E. O. Excell
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Yes, I'll meet you in the morning
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Ark of Praise #23

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