When you get to heaven, as you surely will

When you get to heaven, as you surely will

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [When you get to Heaven, as you surely will]
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1. When you get to Heaven, as you surely will,
If the Savior’s name you own,
After you have greeted those you love the best,
Who are standing round the throne—

Refrain
You may look for me, for I’ll be there,
I’ll be there, I’ll be there!
You may look for me, for I’ll be there!
Glory to His name!

2. When you roam with friends across the heav’nly fields,
Ever finding treasures new;
When you stand in rapture on some starry height,
Gazing on some glorious view— [Refrain]

3. When you hear them singing, round the great white throne,
Songs of praise unto the Lamb;
When you hear the ransomed, with their harps of gold,
Shouting, "Glory to His name!"— [Refrain]

4. When you kneel in worship to the King of kings,
Who has saved you by His grace;
When you see that Savior who has brought you there,
And with joy behold His face— [Refrain]


Source: The Cyber Hymnal #3912

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

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First Line: When you get to heaven, as you surely will
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: You may look for me, for I'll be there

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