J .B. Atchinson

O CROWN of rejoicing that’s waiting for me,

When finished my course, and when Jesus I see,

And when from my Lord comes the sweet sounding word:

“Receive, faithful servant, the joy of thy Lord.”

O crown of rejoicing, O wonderful song;

O joy everlasting, O glorified throng

O beautiful home, my home can it be?

O glory reserved for me!


O wonderful song that in glory I’ll sing,

To Him who redeemed me to Jesus my King;

All glory and honor to Him shall be given,

And praises unceasing forever in heaven.


O joy everlasting when heaven is won,

Forever in glory to shine as the sun;

No sorrow nor sighing―these all flee away,

No night there, no shadows―’tis one endless day.


O wonderful name which the glorified bear,

The new name which Jesus bestows on us there;

To him that o’ercometh ’twill only be given,

Blest sign of approval, our welcome to heaven.


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