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Where We'll Never Grow Old

I have heard of a land on the faraway strand

Author: James C. Moore (1914)
Tune: [I have heard of a land on the far away strand]
Published in 95 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 I have heard of a land
On the faraway strand,
’Tis a beautiful home of the soul;
Built by Jesus on high,
There we never shall die,
’Tis a land where we never grow old.

Never grow old, Where we'll never grow old,
In a land where we’ll never grow old;
Never grow old, Where we'll never grow old,
In a land where we’ll never grow old.

2 In that beautiful home
Where we’ll never more roam,
We shall be in the sweet by and by;
Happy praise to the King
Through eternity sing,
’Tis a land where we never shall die. [Refrain]

3 When our work here is done
And the life crown is won,
And our troubles and trials are o’er;
All our sorrow will end,
And our voices will blend
With the loved ones who’ve gone on before. [Refrain]

Source: African American Heritage Hymnal #591

Author: James C. Moore

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Text Information

First Line: I have heard of a land on the faraway strand
Title: Where We'll Never Grow Old
Author: James C. Moore (1914)
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Never grow old, never grow old
Copyright: Public Domain



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