Scripture Verse

I will behold Thy face in righteousness. Psalm 17:15


Henry L. Gilmour

Words: Ella M. Parks, in Songs of Praise and Sal­va­tion, ed­it­ed by Henry L. Gilmour et al. (Chris­tian Wit­ness Com­pa­ny, 1902), num­ber 98, alt.

Music: Car­ter Lake Hen­ry L. Gil­mour, 1902 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Parks (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?


After the earthly shadows have lifted,
And o’er the hilltops the morning I see,
Sweetest of prospects, I shall behold Him,
Jesus, the Savior of sinners like me.


When I behold Him, Christ in His beauty,
When with the ransomed His face I shall see,
O how my heart in rapture will praise Him,
Praise Him for saving a sinner like me.

Helpless He found me, lifted me to Him,
Whispered of pardon abundant and free;
Breathed He His peace o’er my sinful spirit,
Pointed my vision to Calvary’s tree.


Now in His presence, daily I’m living,
Walking by faith where mine eyes cannot see;
For He is guiding home to that city
Built for His loved ones—saved sinners like me.