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Just over the river are palaces grand

Just over the river are palaces grand

Author: T. M. Griffin
Tune: [Just over the river are palaces grand]
Published in 7 hymnals

Full Text

1. Just over the river are palaces grand,
And mansions so lovely and fair,
They're fashioned and made by our Saviour's own hand,
And He is inviting us there.

Refrain:
Home, home, beautiful home,
Home of the pure and the blest;
Home, home, wonderful home,
Home of eternal rest.

2. Tho' storm clouds and tempests awhile must abide,
And trials and crosses must come,
The mansions are ready, the portals are wide,
And Jesus will soon take us home. [Refrain]

3. A few weary journeys, a few busy days,
'Mid tears and temptations and pray'r,
Our pray'rs will be turned to hosannas of praise
As Jesus shall welcome us there. [Refrain]

4. For ever we'll dwell in those mansions so nigh,
And bask in the glory of God,
Rememb'ring this life as a short, broken sigh,
Forgetting the thorns we have trod. [Refrain]



Source: The Gospel Awakening: a collection of original and selected "hymns and spiritual songs" for the use in gospel meetings everywhere #152

Author: T. M. Griffin

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Text Information

First Line: Just over the river are palaces grand
Author: T. M. Griffin
Refrain First Line: Home, beautiful home

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Echoes of Love #d20
Gospel Light, or Hymns and Tunes for all Occasions of Christian Work and Worship #d238
Gospel Trio of Sacred Song for Gospel Meetings, Christian Associations and Young People's Societies for Christian Work #135Page Scan
Harvest Bells No.3 #d56
New Harvest Bells : For Sunday Schools, Revivals, and all Religious Meetings #162Page Scan
Sowing and Reaping #d68
The Gospel Awakening: a collection of original and selected "hymns and spiritual songs" for the use in gospel meetings everywhere #152TextPage Scan
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