Scripture Verse

In Thy presence is fulness of joy; at Thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore. Psalm 16:11


Laura B. Hunter (1860–1942)

Words: Laura B. Hunt­er, in The Best Gos­pel Songs and Their Com­pos­ers (Dal­ton, Geor­gia: An­tho­ny J. Sho­wal­ter, 1904), num­ber 203.

Music: Bour­bon Street Will­iam A. Stew­art, 1904 (🔊 pdf nwc).

William A. Stewart (1864–1942)


How beau­ti­ful and true the life
Of our dear friend and brother!
He looked above earth’s sin and strife,
To joys that live for­ev­er.


How sweet to think that by and by,
Our spirits filled with gladness,
Thro’ Je­sus’ name, we’ll meet on high,
Where comes no sin or sadness.

He sought to do the Sav­ior’s will,
Now rest, sweet rest, is given,
And tho’ the flesh lies cold and still,
The spirit lives in Hea­ven.


Oh, let us ever faithful be,
’Till we shall meet in glo­ry,
Then thro’ a blest eternity,
We’ll sing re­demp­tion’s story.