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In Fancy We Picture That Land

In fancy we picture that beautiful land

Author: Florence Elrod-Norris
Tune: [In fancy we picture that beautiful land]
Published in 1 hymnal

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Full Text

1 In fancy we picture that beautiful land,
With its waters of crystal so clear;
With longing we think of the bright angel band,
And the time its sweet music we’ll hear.

In fancy we picture that beautiful land
Where the glorious Lamb is the light;
How happy we’ll be when up there we shall stand,
And for aye in His praises unite!

2 In fancy we picture the throne of our God,
And the splendor surrounding it there;
For Heaven’s fair courts has no earthly one trod,
Or beheld all their beauties so rare. [Refrain]

3 We cannot tell truly of Heaven, our home,
Tho’ we strive while we live thro’ the years;
We cannot know truly till God calls us "Come"
To that land where there’ll be no more tears. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10749

Author: Florence Elrod-Norris

[Florence Elrod] Born: July 19, 1893, Boone, North Carolina. Died: April 3, 1973, Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Florence and her husband Jordan Griffith Norris were living in Watauga County, North Carolina, in 1920 & 1930. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In fancy we picture that beautiful land
Title: In Fancy We Picture That Land
Author: Florence Elrod-Norris
Language: English
Refrain First Line: In fancy we picture that beautiful land
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #10749
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