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Let go the anchor

Land ahead, its fruits are waving

Author: E. Adams
Tune: [Land ahead! Its fruits are waving]
Published in 123 hymnals

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1. "Land ahead!" its fruits are waving
O'er the hills of fadeless green,
And the living waters laving
Shores where heav'nly forms are seen.

Rock and storms I'll fear no more,
When on that eternal shore;
I am safe within the vail!

2. Onward bark! the cape I'm rounding;
See the blessed wave their hands!
Hear the harps of God resounding
From the bright immortal band! [Chorus]

3. Now we're safe from all temptation,
All the storms of life are past
Praise the Rock of our salvation,
We are safe at home at last! [Chorus]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #910

Author: E. Adams

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Text Information

First Line: Land ahead, its fruits are waving
Title: Let go the anchor
Author: E. Adams


Land ahead! its fruits are waving. [Heaven Anticipated.] In Bright Jewels, N. Y., 1869; and as by the "Rev. E. Adams" in Coronation Hymns, N. Y., 1879.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



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