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When we All Get to Heaven Lyrics and Music

The lovely words and lyrics of the venerated hymn begin with "Sing the wondrous love of Jesus, Sing His mercy and His grace" as the first line of the hymn. The words and lyrics of the "When we All Get to Heaven" hymn were written by its American author Eliza Edmunds Hewitt. The author of the hymn, Eliza Edmunds Hewitt, was born on June 28, 1851 and died on April 24, 1920. The tender music that accompanies the "When we All Get to Heaven" song of praise was composed by Emily Divine Wilson.  The composer of the music to the "When we All Get to Heaven" hymn, Emily Divine Wilson, was born on May 24, 1865 and died on June 23, 1942. We have placed "When we All Get to Heaven" in the category of Christian Songs. Enjoy the reverent lyrics of this popular Christian song and venerable church hymn.

When we All Get to Heaven Hymn
Title: When we All Get to Heaven *** Name of Composer: Emily Divine Wilson *** Name Author / Writer of Lyrics: Eliza Edmunds Hewitt *** Hymns Category: Christian Songs

 

 

Author of the Lyrics
The author of the edifying words of the "When we All Get to Heaven" lyrics, Eliza Edmunds Hewitt (June 28, 1851-April 24, 1920), was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States and achieved fame as a teacher, Sunday School superintendent and hymn writer.

Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the music that accompanies the words of "When we All Get to Heaven", Emily Divine Wilson (May 24, 1865-June 23, 1942), was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States and became famous as a Methodist musician and composer.

Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: When we All Get to Heaven
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Eliza Edmunds Hewitt (June 28, 1851 to April 24, 1920)
Nationality of Author: American

Translator of the Hymn lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English

Name of Composer of Music: Emily Divine Wilson (May 24, 1865 to June 23, 1942)
Hymn Category: Christian Songs
First Line of Hymn: "Sing the wondrous love of Jesus, Sing His mercy and His grace"
First Publication Date: 1898

 

When we All Get to Heaven Lyrics

Sing the wondrous love of Jesus,
Sing His mercy and His grace.
In the mansions bright and blessèd
He'll prepare for us a place.

Refrain

When we all get to Heaven,
What a day of rejoicing that will be!
When we all see Jesus,
We'll sing and shout the victory!

While we walk the pilgrim pathway,
Clouds will overspread the sky;
But when traveling days are over,
Not a shadow, not a sigh.

Refrain

Let us then be true and faithful,
Trusting, serving every day;
Just one glimpse of Him in glory
Will the toils of life repay.

Refrain

Onward to the prize before us!
Soon His beauty we'll behold;
Soon the pearly gates will open;
We shall tread the streets of gold.

Refrain

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