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The tree of life

Our Father has planted a beautiful tree

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Our Father has planted a beautiful tree]
Published in 3 hymnals

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1. Our Father has planted a beautiful tree,
Whose evergreen branches His children behold;
They walk ’neath its shade in the city above,
Whose gates are of pearl and whose streets are of gold.

We may eat of the beautiful tree of life,
That stands in the midst of the city so fair;
We may eat of its fruit and be healed with its leaves;
No hunger, no sickness, no sorrow is there.

2. Beside the pure river of crystal it grows,
And yieldeth its fruit every month, we are told;
Its leaves for the healing of nations designed,
The nations who dwell in that city of gold. [Refrain]

3. The hand of the Savior will wipe every tear,
And banish forever the darkness of night;
Sweet anthems eternal that region shall fill,
The Lord is its glory, the Lord is its light. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6895

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Anna C. Storey, Victoria Stuart, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Our Father has planted a beautiful tree
Title: The tree of life
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We may eat of that beautiful tree
Copyright: Public Domain


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