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Hymns / Music :: Will The Angels Come?

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"[He] died and the angels carried him." Luke 16:22

Hymns Supplied Through the Gracious Generosity
of the Cyber Hymnal Website

Fanny Crosby, 1872 Words: Frances Jane (Fanny) Crosby, in Welcome Tidings: A New Collection of Sacred Songs for the Sunday School (New York: Biglow & Main, 1877).

Music: William Howard Doane


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William Howard Doane (1832-1915)
Courtesy of Denison University

When I have finished my journey on earth,
Ended my labor of love,
When I am waiting for Jesus to say,
"Haste to thy mansion above."

Refrain

Will they come? Will they come?
Say, will the angels come,
And to Jesus carry me home?
Will they come? Will they come?
Say, will the angels come,
And to Jesus carry me home?

When I am breathing my latest farewell,
Parting from all that is dear,
When on my pillow I wearily turn,
Say, will the angels be near?

Refrain

When, as I gaze from the threshold of time,
Fainter and fainter the light,
Softer and softer the voices I hear,
Bidding my spirit good night.

Refrain

Yes; they will come from the bright, sunny land,
Come on their pinions so fair;
Jesus will send them its glory to tell,
Angels will carry me there.

Refrain

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