Nearing the Better Land

Careworn traveler on life's ocean

Author: W. A. Spate
Tune: [Careworn traveler on life's ocean]
Published in 8 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Careworn traveler on life’s ocean,
Bound for yonder golden strand,
Look beyond the waves’ commotion,
Thou art nearing that blest land.

Nearing, nearing, nearing, nearing,
Thou art nearing that blest land.

2 Though the sky be dark and gloomy,
And the wild storms loudly roar,
Look with hopeful heart beyond them,
Thou art nearing yon blest shore. [Refrain]

3 Trust in God, and be not fearful—
He will lend a helping hand;
Let thy heart be light and cheerful,
Thou art near the better land. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #15012

Author: W. A. Spate

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Text Information

First Line: Careworn traveler on life's ocean
Title: Nearing the Better Land
Author: W. A. Spate
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Nearing, nearing, nearing, nearing
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #15012
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The Cyber Hymnal #15012

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