O When Shall We Meet

O when shall we meet at the river

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [O when shall we meet at the river]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 O when shall we meet at the river,
The lov’d ones awaiting us there?
O when shall we rest in the sunshine
That falls on its wavelets so fair?

O beautiful, beautiful river
Whose shores by the ransom’d are trod;
The River of Life, that forever
Flows on from the throne of God.

2 O when shall we meet at the river,
Away from all sorrow and fear,
Where Jesus, our blessed Redeemer,
Shall wipe from our eyes every tear? [Chorus]

3 O when shall we meet at the river,
And join in the anthem that rolls;
Where long broken ties are united,
And love is the feast of the soul? [Chorus]

Source: Gems of Song: for the Sunday School #63

Author: Fanny Crosby

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First Line: O when shall we meet at the river
Title: O When Shall We Meet
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O beautiful, beautiful river
Publication Date: 1901
Copyright: Public Domain


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Gems of Song #63

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