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Palms of Victory

When we meet our great Redeemer, when He comes to claim His own

Author: Civilla D. Martin
Tune: [When we meet our great Redeemer, when He comes to claim His own]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When we meet our great Re­deem­er
When He comes to claim His own,
When the wound prints in His hands and side we see;
We will sing glad hal­le­lu­jahs
To the hon­or of His name;
We will wave our palms of vic­to­ry.

Palms of vic­to­ry, palms of vic­to­ry,
Waving round the throne of Jesus,
Who once died for me;
Palms of vic­to­ry, palms of vic­to­ry,
We shall wave the palms of vic­to­ry.

2 When the guests at last have ga­thered
In the pa­lace of the King,
And God’s own for­ev­ermore with Him shall be,
How the hills of God wi­ll ec­ho
With the song the ran­somed sing,
When we wave our palms of vic­to­ry. [Refrain]

3 In the midst of all the splen­dor
Of the ho­ly, hap­py land
Is our Sav­ior who once died on Cal­va­ry;
Clad in robes of shin­ing beau­ty,
All His saints be­fore Him stand,
Waving high the palms of vic­to­ry. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #16230

Author: Civilla D. Martin

Martin, Civilla Durfee (Jordan Falls, Nova Scotia, August 21, 1866--March 9, 1948, Atlanta, Georgia). Daughter of James N. and Irene (Harding) Holden. She married Rev. John F. Geddes, Congregational minister of Coventryvilee, N.Y. at Jordan Falls Methodist Church, Shelbourne Co., Nova Scotia, on May 19, 1891. There is thus far no information about their marriage and its end. After several years of teaching school, she married Walter Stillman Martin, a Baptist minister, and traveled with him in evangelistic work. However, because of frail health, she was compelled to remain home much of the time. In 1916, they became members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). They had one son, A.G. Martin. In her writing, she used only her initia… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When we meet our great Redeemer, when He comes to claim His own
Title: Palms of Victory
Author: Civilla D. Martin
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Psalms of victory
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #16230
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The Cyber Hymnal #16230

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