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[When Jesus comes to reward His servants] (Doane)

[When Jesus comes to reward His servants] (Doane)

Composer: W. Howard Doane
Published in 132 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
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Composer: W. Howard Doane

An industrialist and philanthropist, William H. Doane (b. Preston, CT, 1832; d. South Orange, NJ, 1915), was also a staunch supporter of evangelistic campaigns and a prolific writer of hymn tunes. He was head of a large woodworking machinery plant in Cincinnati and a civic leader in that city. He showed his devotion to the church by supporting the work of the evangelistic team of Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey and by endowing Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and Denison University in Granville, Ohio. An amateur composer, Doane wrote over twenty-two hundred hymn and gospel song tunes, and he edited over forty songbooks. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [When Jesus comes to reward His servants] (Doane)
Composer: W. Howard Doane
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 55651 23161 54565
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Organ Solo

  • Gospel Stylings for the Modern Organist: The Gospel Songs of Fanny Crosby
    Composer/Editors Ralph Sunden; William McMains
    Published By: Hal Leonard / Pointer Publications, Inc. (1970) pp. 18

Piano Solo

  • Hold the Fort: Advanced Piano Solos
    Composer/Editor Rebecca Bonam
    Published By: SoundForth (2007) pp. 14
  • All Hail the Power: Intermediate Piano Solo
    Composer/Editor Rebecca Bonam
    Published By: SoundForth (2003) pp. 19


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #676
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #7478
Text: Will Jesus Find Us Watching?
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #493

Blessed Refuge #208


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #676

Church Gospel Songs and Hymns #261

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Hymns of Faith #507

Melodies of Love #50

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #754

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Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #257

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Rejoice Hymns #593


Revival Hymns and Choruses #220

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Sacred Selections for the Church #637

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #155


Small Church Music #2167

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Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #70


The Cyber Hymnal #7478


Timeless Truths #279

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Worship and Service Hymnal #85

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