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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?

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
Refrain First Line: Shall we meet, shall we meet
Meter: with Ref.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1972
Topic: Book One: Hymns, Songs, Chorales; Heaven: Future Life
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
Composer: Elihu D. Rice, b. 1827
Meter: with Ref.
Key: A Major
Notes: M.M. 56

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