Song: O the Crown, the Glory-Crown in Gospel Hymns No. 5

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Copyright 1887, by James McGranahan

Published in Gospel Hymns No. 5 (Copyright 1890, by The Biglow & Main Co. and The John Church Co.)

Lyricist(s):
J., G. M. (These initials are possibly an anagram for the initials of the composer of the associated tune, James McGranahan.)

Page 32
Format: Full words and music
Designation: 30
Verses: 3 verses

Associated Tunes

O the Crown, the Glory-Crown, #30

Lyrics

Verse 1
Weary gleaner in the field, poor or plenty be the yield,
Labor on for the Master, nothing fearing,
There’s a promise of reward, at the coming of the Lord,
Unto all them that love His appearing.

Chorus
O the crown the glory crown,
O the day the happy day is nearing,
When the crown of rich reward shall be given by the Lord,
Unto all them that love His appearing.

Verse 2
Jesus now has gone above to complete His work of love,
His return day by day is surely nearing,
When His own He will receive, and a welcome He will give,
Unto all them that love His appearing.

Verse 3
O how light will seem the grief, and the toilsome way how brief,
When a crown in glory we are wearing,
O the rapture who can tell, as for ever there we dwell,
With redeem’d ones that lov’d His appearing.