Come to the Shining Land

Fair is the morning land, bright is the shore

Author: William Cushing
Tune: [Fair is the morning land]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Fair is the morning land, bright is the shore,
Where all the saints of God dwell evermore.

Come to the shining land,
Come, come away;
Join with the angel band,
Beautiful as they;
Come, all ye faithful ones,
hear the word today;
Come to the shining land,
come, come away.

2 There in the morning land, sweetly they sing;
Jesus its glory is, Jesus is King. [Chorus]

3 There in the morning land, all, all is fair;
This is the joy they feel, Jesus is there. [Chorus]

Source: Gems of Song: for the Sunday School #224

Author: William Cushing

Cushing, William Orcutt , born at Hingham, Massachusetts, Dec. 31, 1823, is the author of the following hymns which appear in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos:— 1. Beautiful valley of Eden. Heaven. 2. Down in the valley with my Saviour I would go. Trusting to Jesus. 3. Fair is the morning land. Heaven. 4. I am resting so sweetly in Jesus now. Rest and Peace in Jesus. 5. I have heard of a land far away. Heaven. 6. O safe to the Rock that is higher than I. The Rock of Ages. 1. Ring the bells of heaven, there is joy today. Heavenly Joy over repenting Sinners. 8. We are watching, we are waiting. Second Advent anticipated. Mr. Cushing has also several additional hymns in some American Sunday School collections… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Fair is the morning land, bright is the shore
Title: Come to the Shining Land
Author: William Cushing
Refrain First Line: Come to the shining land



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Gems of Song #224

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Our Treasury of Song, for Use in the Emmanuel Baptist Church #d56

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Sacred Songs & Solos #351

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