No wishful glances now I cast

No wishful glances now I cast

Author: Arthur F. Ingler
Tune: [No wishful glances now I cast]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 No wishful glances now I cast
Tow’rd Canaan’s happy shore,
For I have reached that land of rest,
To wander never more.

Refrain:
I’m over in the Promised Land,
And marching on with Joshua’s band;
My life is hid with Christ in God,
I’m sanctified, O praise the Lord!

2 Old Jordan’s waves now roll behind,
The sky is clear above,
And all along the way I find
The joys of “perfect love.” [Refrain]

3 On ev’ry side sweet lilies nod,
Inviting me to stay;
The birds, the rills, all sing of God;
O brother, come this way! [Refrain]

4 In Beulah’s vale rich fruits abound;
And milk and honey flow;
Within the soil rare gems are found,
And costly spices grow. [Refrain]

5 When giants high above me tow’r,
And boast of mighty strength,
Faith grasps her “two-edged sword” of pow’r,
And lays them out their length. [Refrain]

6 Here Jesus comes and whispers low
His sweetest words of love,
And bids me pray, and work, and grow,
Till called to joys above. [Refrain]

Source: The Joy Bells of Canaan or Burning Bush Songs No. 2 #24

Author: Arthur F. Ingler

Born: May 12, 1873, Montandon, Pennsylvania. Died: August 8, 1935, Abington, Connecticut. Buried: North Swansea, Rhode Island. The 1900 census shows Ingler as a "vocalist" living in Denver, Colorado. The 1920 census shows him as a Nazarene preacher in Tillamook, Oregon. After the death of his wife Amalia, he moved east and married Lura Horton, who at the time was pastor of the People’s Church of the Nazarene in Providence, Rhode Island. The two of them served joint pastorates in Fitchburg, Massachusetts; Jackman, Maine; North Attleboro, Massachusetts; New Haven, Connecticut; and, in 1931, at Emmanuel Church, Pawtucket, Rhode Island. His works include: Burning Bush Songs No. 1 (Chicago, Illinois: Metropolitan Church Association… Go to person page >

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First Line: No wishful glances now I cast
Author: Arthur F. Ingler
Refrain First Line: I'm over in the promised land

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The Joy Bells of Canaan or Burning Bush Songs No. 2 #24

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