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I'm Abiding in Canaan Land

I'm abiding today in Canaan land

Author: Avis M. Christiansen (1918)
Tune: [I'm abiding today in Canaan land]
Published in 4 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I’m abiding to-day in Canaan land,
In the sunlight of God’s love;
And the Savior’s face ever shines before me
As I journey to my home above.

I’m abiding in Canaan Land!
I’m abiding in Canaan Land!
Since He washed my sin away,
It is glory all the way,
I’m abiding in Canaan Land!
I’m abiding in Canaan Land!
I’m abiding in Canaan Land!
All my sins have been forgiv’n,
And I’m on my way to heav’n,
I’m abiding in Canaan Land!

2. ’Tis a foretaste of coming glory yonder
In that Land beyond the sky,
Where in bliss untold I shall ever wander
In the blessed homeland by and by. [Chorus]

3 Won’t you enter the land of peace and blessing,
And its rapture with me share?
All your sin and guilt to the Lord confessing,
You will have a blessed welcome there. [Chorus]

Source: Tabernacle Hymns Number Four: a choice collection of hymns and songs for every religious use #150

Author: Avis M. Christiansen

Avis Marguerite Burgeson was born in 1895 and lived in Chicago all her life. She attended the Moody Church, pastored for many years by Dr. Harry Ironside. In 1917, Avis Burgeson married Ernest Christiansen who later became a vice president of Moody Bible Institute. She was a modest and retiring woman, and sometimes used pen names: Avis Burgesson, Christian B. Anson and Constance B. Reid. She began writing poems in childhood, and before her death in 1985 had written thousands of them. She died in 1985. NN, Hymnary  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'm abiding today in Canaan land
Title: I'm Abiding in Canaan Land
Author: Avis M. Christiansen (1918)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I'm abiding in Canaan land!
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #2918
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The Cyber Hymnal #2918

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