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By the crystal sea

I will sing a song of that land so fair

Author: C. A. Shaw
Tune: [I will sing a song of that land so fair]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 I will sing a song of that land so fair,
Over by the crystal sea;
Where the blessed throng of the ransomed are,
Over by the crystal sea.

Refrain:
Heav’nly Canaan, bright Canaan,
O may our portion be
To find a home in thee,
Heav’nly Canaan, bright Canaan,
Over by the crystal sea.

2 There no foes prevail, there no fears annoy,
Over by the crystal sea;
There our souls may dwell in eternal joy.
Over by the crystal sea. [Refrain]

3 We will rest in peace, by the waters side,
Over by the crystal sea;
In the love of Christ we shall there abide,
Over by the crystal sea. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 2 #188

Author: C. A. Shaw

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Text Information

First Line: I will sing a song of that land so fair
Title: By the crystal sea
Author: C. A. Shaw
Refrain First Line: Heavenly Canaan, bright Canaan

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Crowning Day No. 2 #188TextAudioPage Scan
Golden Grain: No. 1: for Sabbath schools, gospel meetings, etc. #161Page Scan
Songs of the Savior's Love #d93



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