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23. There Is a City

1 There is a city, so I’ve been told,
With gates of pearl and streets of gold;
It’s a walled in city, on eternal heights,
Where it’s always day, with never a night.

Refrain:
Let’s go to the city, and a land of song,
Where all is right and there’s no wrong;
I’m just awaiting for the trumpet sound,
Goodbye, old world, I’m heaven bound.

2 There is a city, so bright and fair,
There is no death, no sorrows there;
It’s a beautiful place, come and go with me
To that happy home by the crystal sea. [Refrain]

3 I’ve been invited, so I must go,
And meet my Lord, who loved me so;
There I’ll see His face, and His glory share,
And ever rejoice with the angels there. [Refrain]

4 There is a city with mansions fair,
All the redeemed shall gather there;
Hurry and get washed in the crimson flow,
For your robe must be whiter than the snow. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: There is a city, so I've been told
Title: There Is a City
Author: U. P.
Meter: 9.8.9.8 D
Scripture: Revelation 21
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/There_Is_a_City); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (497)
Refrain First Line: Let’s go to the city, and a land of song
Tune Information
Name: [There is a city, so I've been told]
Composer: Ulysses Phillips
Meter: 9.8.9.8 D
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/There_Is_a_City); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (497)



Media
MIDI file: There_Is_a_City.mid
(http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/There_Is_a_City)




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