A blest eternity

After the clouds their flight have sped

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [After the clouds their flight have sped]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 After the clouds their flight have sped,
After our days and years have fled,
After our care and toil, what then?
Say, shall we wake to life again?

If, on the Rock, our faith abide,
If, in its cleft, our souls we hide,
Then, with the Lord, we all may be
Safe in a blest Eternity.

2 After our seed on earth is sown,
After the time to reap has flown,
After the sunset hour is past,
Say, shall we wake in Heav’n at last? [Refrain]

3 After these changeful scenes shall end,
After our parting, friend with friend,
After a night of pain is o’er, [Refrain]
Say, shall we meet to weep no more?

4 After the cross we here lay down,
Is there for us a robe and crown?
Borne on the wings of joy and love,
Say, shall we dwell in Christ, above? [Refrain]

Source: Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #10

Author: Fanny Crosby

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First Line: After the clouds their flight have sped
Title: A blest eternity
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: If, on the Rock, our faith abide



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