Go, Wash in the Stream

O have you not heard of a beautiful stream

Author: Richard Torrey (c. 1862, alt.)
Tune: THE BEAUTIFUL RIVER
Published in 72 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O have you not heard of the beautiful stream
That flows through our Father’s land?
Its waters gleam bright in the heavenly light
And ripple o’er golden sand.

Refrain:
O seek that beautiful stream,
Seek now that beautiful stream!
Its waters so free are flowing for thee;
O seek that beautiful stream!

2 Its fountains are deep, and its waters are pure
And sweet to the weary soul;
It flows from the throne of Jehovah alone,
O come where its bright waves roll!

3 This beautiful stream is the river of life,
It flows for all nations free.
A balm for each wound in its waters is found;
O sinner, it flows for thee.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #252

Author: Richard Torrey

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Notes

This is a very different text from I’ll sing of that stream, of that beautiful stream.

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The Song Book of the Salvation Army #252

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