Over Jordan we shall meet

Over Jordan we shall meet

Author: William Thomas Dale
Tune: [Over Jordan we shall meet]
Published in 46 hymnals

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1 Over Jordan we shall meet,
By and by, by and by,
In a fellowship so sweet,
By and by, by and by;
We shall gather on the shore,
With our kindred gone before,
And the Savior's name adore,
By and by, by and by.

2 All our sorrows shall be past,
By and by, by and by;
We shall reach our home at last,
By and by, by and by;
With the ransomed we shall stand
There, a holy, happy band,
Crowned with glory in that land,
By and by, by and by.

3 There we'll join the ransomed throng,
By and by, by and by,
Chanting love's redeeming song,
By and by, by and by;
There we'll meet before the throne,
There we'll lay our trophies down,
And receive a shining crown,
By and by, by and by.

Source: The Christian Sunday School Hymnal: a compilation of choice hymns and tunes for Sunday schools #60

Author: William Thomas Dale

The Rev. William Thomas Dale, D.D., died September 21 at his home in Nashville, Tenn., being nearly 80 years old at the time of his death. He was born, Feb. 20, 1845, near Elk River, Alabama, eight miles west of Fayetteville, Tenn., and was dedicated to God in infancy in the holy ordinance of baptism. Dr. Dale was a great and good man. The foundation of his greatness was laid in his childhood, back in his father's home, around the family altar. He often said. "I owe much to the influence of early religious training in my father's home. My father held family prayers morning and night." He learned that old, familiar prayer of childhood around his mother's knee: "Now I lay me down to sleep; I pray the Lord my soul to keep.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Over Jordan we shall meet
Author: William Thomas Dale
Refrain First Line: By and by

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Bells of Heaven: a Choice Collection of Hymns and Tunes "New and Old" #d255

Children's Hosannas #d92

Children's Hymns and Songs #d81

Choice Songs [No. 1] #d40

Fresh Flowers #d38

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Golden Grain: No. 1: for Sabbath schools, gospel meetings, etc. #151

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Good Tidings: Nos. 1 & 2 combined #A37

Gospel Melodies: a New Collection of Gospel Hymns and Songs #d128

Gospel Voices #d89

Infant Songs #d23

Infant Songs #d23

Life and Light No.2 #d84

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #620

Pearls of Truth in Song #d57

Primitive Baptist Hymnal #d262

Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d230

Sacred Chimes, a Book of New and Old Hymns and Tunes #d151

Salvation Melodies No. 1 #d75

Songs of Promise #d88

Songs of the Savior's Love #d169

Spirit and Life #d120

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The Christian Sunday School Hymnal: a compilation of choice hymns and tunes for Sunday schools #60

The Church and School #d166

The Complete Church Hymnal #d227

The Congregation #d120

The Gospel Shower; a Collection of Gospel Hymns #d125

The More Perfect Gospel Hymnal, a Revision of the Cross and Resurrection in Song #d196

The Old School Hymnal No. 7. Rev. #d218

The Shining Way #d73

The Shining Way No. 2 #d78

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The Voice of Joy: A Collection of New Songs for the Sunday-School #103

Times of Refreshing: a New Collection of Gospel Hymns and Songs #d142

Times of Refreshing: a Winnowed Collection of Gospel Hymns and Songs. Rev. #d148

Times of Refreshing: Old and New Century Hymns and Songs. 20th cent. ed. #d183

Work and Worship #d100

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