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Beyond the shadows of the sinking day

Beyond the shadows of the sinking day

Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Tune: [Beyond the shadows of the sinking day]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Beyond the shadows of the sinking day,
Beyond the winter and the gleam of May,
Beyond the storms that beat the rocky strand,
There waits the blessed Sunshine Land.

Refrain:
The Sunshine Land we soon shall see,
And O how happy we shall be;
From every sin and sorrow free,
There to dwell eternally.

2 Beyond the weary sickness and the pain,
Beyond the loss and eager strife for gain,
Beyond the tempter seeking to command,
There waits the blessed Sunshine Land. [Refrain]

3 Beyond the bloom of spring and autumn bright,
Beyond the morn and darkness of the night,
Beyond the fears that rise on every hand,
There waits the blessed Sunshine Land. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #127

Author: Alice Jean Cleator

Alice Jean Cleator, 1871-1926 Born: Cir­ca 1871, An­dre­as, Isle of Man, Eng­land. Died: Cir­ca April 27, 1926, Cleve­land, Ohio. Cleator’s family ev­i­dent­ly em­igrat­ed to Amer­i­ca in the 1870’s. She was liv­ing in Clar­idon, Ohio, in 1880, & Geau­ga Coun­ty, Ohio, in 1900, 1910, & 1920. She taught school in New York Ci­ty, re­tir­ing some time be­fore 1915. --hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Beyond the shadows of the sinking day
Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Refrain First Line: The sunshine land we soon shall see

Timeline

Instances

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Consecrated Hymns #33

Songs for Work and Worship #d18

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The Master's Call #10

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Uplifted Voices #127

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