3. We're Marching to Zion

1 Come, we that love the Lord,
And let our joys be known,
Join in a song with sweet accord,
Join in a song with sweet accord,
And thus surround the throne,
And thus surround the throne.

Refrain:
We're marching to Zion,
Beautiful, beautiful Zion;
We're marching upward to Zion,
The beautiful city of God.

2 Let those refuse to sing
Who never knew our God;
But children of the heav'nly King,
But children of the heav'nly King,
May speak their joys abroad,
May speak their joys abroad. [Refrain]

3 The hill of Zion yields
A thousand sacred sweets
Before we reach the heav'nly fields,
Before we reach the heav'nly fields,
Or walk the golden streets,
Or walk the golden streets. [Refrain]

4 Then let our songs abound,
And ev'ry tear be dry;
We're marching through Immanuel's ground,
We're marching through Immanuel's ground,
To fairer worlds on high,
To fairer worlds on high. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Come, we that love the Lord
Title: We're Marching to Zion
Author: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748
Author (Refrain): R.L.
Publication Date: 1981
Refrain First Line: We're marching to Zion
Tune Information
Name: MARCHING TO ZION
Composer: Robert Lowry, 1826-1899



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