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O sinless land, bright sinless land

A land of light, a land of joy

Author: Elwood H. Stokes
Tune: [A land of light, a land of joy]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 A land of light, a land of joy,
A land of sweet and high employ;
A land of peace, home-land above;
A land of love, eternal love.

Refrain:
O sinless land, bright sinless land,
So blest because a sinless land;
I long for thee, O sinless land,
Because the only blessed land.

2 A frostless clime, forever fair,
No tempest blasts can enter there;
No bud can blight, no blossom fade,
No sorrows cast their dismal shade. [Refrain]

3 No night, no death, no heated noon,
Forever fresh, eternal June;
No throb of pain, no weight of care,
Where songs of bliss fill all the air. [Refrain]

4 Be glad, my soul, each added year
Makes this bright land thrice doubly dear;
And while on earth, if saved from sin,
My heart may take its glories in. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #3

Author: Elwood H. Stokes

He was president of the Ocean Grove Campmeeting Association. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A land of light, a land of joy
Title: O sinless land, bright sinless land
Author: Elwood H. Stokes

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9365
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #9365

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