No shadows yonder Far beyond the sunset's bars

No shadows yonder Far beyond the sunset's bars

Author: Will H. Ruebush
Tune: [Jesus, my Savior, O, how dear Thou art to me]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 No shadows yonder,
Far beyond the sunset’s bars;
No shadows yonder,
Far beyond the stars;
Gates of pearl there gleaming,
Fadeless sunlight streaming,
Eyes of God are beaming,
On the loved ones there.

No shadows yonder,
All the tears are wiped away,
No shadows yonder,
Land of endless day.

2 No shadows yonder,
Land of peace, of hope and joy;
No shadows yonder,
Sin cannot annoy;
There no hearts are sighing,
There no thought of crying,
There no pain or dying,
There no dark despair. [Refrain]

3 No shadows yonder,
Christ Himself the light shall be;
No shadows yonder,
O’er the crystal sea;
There no crosses bearing,
In a great love sharing,
Crowns of glory wearing,
In that home so fair. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day, No. 6: A Book of Gospel Songs #222

Author: Will H. Ruebush

William Howe Ruebush (Will H. Ruebush) 1873-1956 Born: June 4, 1873, Sing­ers Glen, Vir­gin­ia. Died: October 6, 1956, Elk­ton, Vir­gin­ia. A vo­cal mu­sic teach­er ear­ly in his ca­reer, Rue­bush di­rect­ed an ar­my band in France in World War I. Af­ter the war, he led ma­ny ci­vil­ian or­ches­tras and bands, and taught at sev­er­al schools, in­clud­ing the Shen­an­do­ah Con­serv­a­to­ry of Mu­sic in Day­ton, Vir­gin­ia. He com­posed ma­ny marches, in­clud­ing The Stone­wall Bri­gade March, Shen­an­do­ah, and the Al­ma Ma­ter Song for Tu­lane Un­i­ver­si­ty. Rue­bush spent most of his life in Day­ton, Vir­gin­ia, where he be­came pre­si­dent of the Rue­bush-Kieff­er Pub­… Go to person page >

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First Line: No shadows yonder Far beyond the sunset's bars
Author: Will H. Ruebush



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Crowning Day, No. 6 #222

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