At the Crossing of the Jordan I'll Be There

When the ransomed shall return to Zion fair

Author: George C. Hugg
Tune: [When the ransomed shall return to Zion fair]
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 When the ransomed shall return to Zion fair,
When they cross the river Jordan I'll be there;
In their songs and everlasting joy I'll share,
At the crossing of the Jordan I'll be there.

Chorus:
I'll be there, I'll be there,
At the crossing of the Jordan I'll be there;
In the morn, bright and fair,
All the glories of that crossing I will share.

2 When I hear their songs, and view the sheaves they bear,
When they cross the river Jordan I'll be there;
Oh what rapture! oh, what bliss beyond compare!
At the crossing of the Jordan I'll be there. [Chorus]

3 When they go up home, eternal life to share,
When they cross the river Jordan I'll be there;
There we'll sing the song of "Moses and the Lamb,"
At the crossing of the Jordan I'll be there. [Chorus]

Source: Light in the Valley: a new work of great merit for the Sunday school, revivals, Christian Endeavor, Epworth League, young people's society, and all forward movement along the line of battle... #54

Author: George C. Hugg

George Crawford Hugg USA 1848-1907. Born near Haddonfield, NJ, he became choirmaster at the Berlin, NJ, Presbyterian Church at age 12. At age 14 he published his first song, “Walk in the light”, which became very popular. He married Anne E Ketchum, and they had a daughter, Evangeline. He served as choirmaster of the Tabernacle Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, and also the Broad Street and Arch Street Methodist Episcopal Churches there. He was also closely associated with the Harper Memorial Presbyterian Church there. He was a prolific composer with over 2000 works, publishing 18 books of revival and Sunday school music, and 90 songs for special occasions (Christmas, Easter, etc.). He died in Philadelphia, PA. John Perry… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When the ransomed shall return to Zion fair
Title: At the Crossing of the Jordan I'll Be There
Author: George C. Hugg
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I'll be there, I'll be there
Copyright: Public Domain

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