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 Excel USA 1851-1921. Born at Uniontown, OH, he started working as a bricklayer and plasterer. He loved music and went to Chicago to study it under George Root. He married Eliza Jane “Jennie” Bell in 1871. They had a son, William, in 1874. A member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, he became a prominent publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings. He founded singing schools at various locations in the country and worked with evangelist, Sam Jones, as his song leader for two decades. He established a music publishing house in Chicago and authored or composed over 2,000 gospel songs. While assisting Gypsy Smith in an evangelistic campaign in Louisville,… 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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Living Hymns #179

Sacred Songs and Solos #468

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The Ark of Praise #23

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The Revival Wave #77

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Triumphant Songs No.3 #46

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