Get ye on to Canaan

O get ye on to Canaan, Don't die in Egypt's sand

Author: Ida C. Reid
Tune: [Oh get ye on to Canaan] (Reid)
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 Oh, get ye on to Canaan,
Don't die in Egypt's sand;
There's bread and milk abundant
In that bright, happy land,
No use to live in bondage,
There's freedom for us all;
If you would take possession,
Oh, heed the Leader's call.

Chorus:
I remember well the day
When He washed my sins away,
And led me from the wilderness
To Canaan's blissful clime;
I can never tell you how,
But I have the blessing now;
And oh, I am so happy, oh,
So happy all the time.

2 Oh, get ye on to Canaan,
Arise, make up your mind!
He's faithful who has promised,
"Not a hoof be left behind."
He'll feed you heav'nly manna,
With quail along the way;
With fire by night He'll lead you,
With a pillar of cloud by day. [Chorus]

3 Don't fear the road to travel,
The sea will open wide;
The Lord will safely land you
Upon the other side.
Although you may find giants,
"The Lord will fight for you;"
Just keep your eyes upon Him,
He'll take you safely through. [Chorus]

4 Oh, Canaan is a good land,
A land of running brooks,
Of fountains in the valleys,
Of rills in shady nooks;
A land of wheat and barley,
Pomegranates, rich and fine,
With olive-oil and honey, -
Praise God, these all are mine! [Chorus]

Source: The New Praiseworthy for the Church and Sunday School #109

Author: Ida C. Reid

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Text Information

First Line: O get ye on to Canaan, Don't die in Egypt's sand
Title: Get ye on to Canaan
Author: Ida C. Reid
Refrain First Line: I remember well the day

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The New Praiseworthy for the Church and Sunday School #109

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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Herald of Praise #132Page Scan
The New Praiseworthy for the Church and Sunday School #109TextScoreAudioPage Scan
Treasury of Song #d199
World Revival Hymns #d151



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