578. Shall We Meet Beyond the River

1 Shall we meet beyond the river,
Where the surges cease to roll?
Where in all the bright forever,
Sorrow ne'er shall press the soul?

Refrain:
Shall we meet, shall we meet,
Shall we meet beyond the river?
Shall we meet beyond the river,
Where the surges cease to roll?

2 Shall we meet in that blest harbor
When our stormy voyage is o'er?
Shall we meet and cast the anchor
By the fair, celestial shore? [Refrain]

3 Shall we meet in yonder city,
Where the tow'rs of crystal shine,
Where the walls are all of jasper,
Built by workmanship divine?— [Refrain]

4 Shall we meet with Christ our Saviour,
When He comes to claim His own?
Shall we know his blessed favor,
And sit down upon His throne? [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Shall we meet beyond the river
Title: Shall We Meet Beyond the River
Author: Horace L. Hastings, 1831-1899
Publication Date: 1972
Meter: 8.7.8.7. with Ref.
Scripture:
Topic: Book One: Hymns, Songs, Chorales; Heaven: Future Life
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Shall we meet, shall we meet
Notes: He shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God. Rev. 22:1.
Tune Information
Name: SHALL WE MEET
Composer: Elihu D. Rice, b. 1827
Meter: 8.7.8.7. with Ref.
Key: A Major
Notes: M.M. 56



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