We shall stand before the King

We shall stand before the King

Author: Edwin O. Excell
Tune: [We Shall Stand Before the King]
Published in 34 hymnals

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1 We shall stand before the King,
With the angels we shall sing,
By and by, By and by!
Walk the bright, the golden shore,
Praising Him for ever more,
By and by, By and by!

Refrain:
We shall stand before the King,
With the angels we shall sing;
Glory, glory to our King!
Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
We shall stand before the King.

2 Ring, ye bells of heaven, ring!
We shall stand before the King,
By and by, By and by!
There our sorrows will be o’er;
There His name we will adore,
By and by, By and by! [Refrain]

3 Wake, my soul! Thy tribute bring;
Thou shalt stand before the King,
By and by, By and by!
Lay thy trophies at His feet;
In His likeness stand complete,
By and by, By and by! [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.4 #182

Author: Edwin 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 >

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First Line: We shall stand before the King
Author: Edwin O. Excell

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