Scripture Verse

Until the day break and the shadows flee away. Song of Solomon 4:6

Introduction

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Daniel R. Lucas
(1840–1907)

Words: Dan­iel R. Lu­cas, Apos­tol­ic Hymns and Songs (Os­ka­loo­sa, Io­wa: Cen­tral Book Con­cern, 1875), num­ber 71.

Music: Co­im­ba­tore Zim­ri M. Par­vin (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Lyrics

Some day, we say, and turn our eyes
Up to the gates of paradise;
Some day I’ll be with Jesus there,
And all His bliss eternal share.

Refrain

Some day, some time, some hour I’ll be
At home, my Savior, home with Thee,
Some day, some time, some hour I’ll be
At home, my Savior, home with Thee.

Some day, we say, and sadly lay
Our dear ones in the grave away,
Some day we’ll see and clasp their hands,
In yonder bright immortal lands.

Refrain

Some day, we say, and sweetly sing
The triumphs of our Savior king,
Some day, sweet hope, ’twill not be long,
And we shall sing a sweeter song.

Refrain

Some day, we say, O Lord, how long
Must right succumb to boasting wrong?
Some day—sweet hope our souls endow,
Till we can feel ’tis almost now.

Refrain