John Saw the Heav'n and Earth Made New

John saw the Heav'n and earth made new

Author: Louise Lapp (19th Century)
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 John saw the heav’n and earth made new,
The first had passed away,
The Holy city coming down,
The new Jerusalem.

2 And God Himself shall dwell with men,
And wipe away all tears,
There is no sorrow, pain or death,
Throughout the coming years.

3 "Behold, I make all things anew,"
These faithful words are true,
To him who overcometh sin,
On earth with God shall rule.

4 In beautiful Jerusalem,
God’s glory gives it light,
All kings and nations walk in it,
"For there shall be no night."

Source: The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #547

Author: Louise Lapp

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First Line: John saw the Heav'n and earth made new
Title: John Saw the Heav'n and Earth Made New
Author: Louise Lapp (19th Century)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



MC KEE has an interesting history. According to a letter from Charles V. Stanford (PHH 512) to Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (who arranged the tune for piano in his Twenty-Four Negro Melodies, 1905), MC KEE was originally an Irish tune taken to the United States and adapted by African American slaves. It…

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