On Jordan's stormy banks I stand

Representative Text

1 On Jordan's stormy banks I stand,
and cast a wishful eye
to Canaan's fair and happy land,
where my possessions lie.

Refrain:
I am bound for the promised land,
I am bound for the promised land;
oh, who will come and go with me?
I am bound for the promised land.

2 O'er all those wide extended plains
shines one eternal day;
there God the Son forever reigns,
and scatters night away. [Refrain]

3 No chilling winds or poisonous breath
can reach that healthful shore;
sickness and sorrow, pain and death,
are felt and feared no more. [Refrain]

4 When I shall reach that happy place,
I'll be forever blest,
for I shall see my Father's face,
and in his bosom rest. [Refrain]

United Methodist Hymnal, 1989

Author: Samuel Stennett

Samuel Stennett was born at Exeter, in 1727. His father was pastor of a Baptist congregation in that city; afterwards of the Baptist Chapel, Little Wild Street, London. In this latter pastorate the son succeeded the father in 1758. He died in 1795. Dr. Stennett was the author of several doctrinal works, and a few hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Timeline

Media

You have access to this FlexScore.
Download:
General Settings
Stanza Selection
Voice Selection
Text size:
Music size:
Transpose (Half Steps):
Capo:
Contacting server...
Contacting server...

Questions? Check out the FAQ

A separate copy of this score must be purchased for each choir member. If this score will be projected or included in a bulletin, usage must be reported to a licensing agent (e.g. CCLI, OneLicense, etc).

This is a preview of your FlexScore.
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #521
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
The Cyber Hymnal #5032
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #3695
  • PDF Score (PDF)
The United Methodist Hymnal #724
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
Worship and Rejoice #519
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (XML)
  • Full Score (XML)
  • Bulletin Score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 34 of 34)
Text

African American Heritage Hymnal #586

TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #521

TextFlexscorePage Scan

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #611

TextFlexscorePage Scan

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #556

TextFlexscorePage Scan

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #437

Hymnal: A Worship Book #610

TextPage Scan

Hymns of Faith #511

Text

Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #713

Text

Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #9

Page Scan

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #484

Rejoice Hymns #615

TextPage Scan

Sing Joyfully #574

Audio

Small Church Music #3695

Text

Songs of Zion #54

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #75

The Baptist Hymnal: for use in the church and home #673

Text

The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #777

The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #759

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5032

The Greenwood Harmony (2nd ed.) #10

TextPage Scan

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #552

TextFlexscorePage Scan

The New Century Hymnal #598

The New Harp of Columbia, Restored Edition #26

The New National Baptist Hymnal #443

The Sacred Harp (Rev. Cooper Ed.) #51

The Sacred Harp (Rev. Cooper Ed.) #65

TextFlexscoreAudio

The United Methodist Hymnal #724

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #271

Page Scan

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #272

TextPage Scan

The Worshiping Church #674

Text

This Far By Faith: an African American resource for worship #49

TextScoreFlexscoreAudioPage Scan

Worship and Rejoice #519

Include 1147 pre-1979 instances
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements