701. Shall We Gather at the River

1 Shall we gather at the river,
where bright angel feet have trod,
with its crystal tide forever
flowing by the throne of God?

[Refrain:]
Yes, we'll gather at the river,
the beautiful, the beautiful river;
gather with the saints at the river
that flows by the throne of God.

2 On the margin of the river,
washing up its silver spray,
we will walk and worship ever,
all the happy golden day. [Refrain]

3 Ere we reach the shining river,
lay we every burden down;
grace our spirits will deliver,
and provide a robe and crown. [Refrain]

4 Soon we'll reach the shining river,
soon our pilgrimage will cease;
soon our happy hearts will quiver
with the melody of peace. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Shall we gather at the river
Title: Shall We Gather at the River
Author: Robert Lowry (1864)
Publication Date: 1995
Meter: 87.87 w. refrain
Scripture:
Topic: God's World: Consummation; Consummation; Eternal Life (1 more...)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Yes, we'll gather at the river
Tune Information
Name: HANSON PLACE
Composer: Robert Lowry (1864)
Meter: 87.87 w. refrain
Key: D Major



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