Beauty Over Yonder

Ring, Joyful bells, from far and near

Author: Sallie Keep Best
Tune: [Ring, Joyful bells, from far and near]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Ring, joyful bells, from far and near,
Proclaim the sweet old story,
That all who love the Savior here
Shall dwell with Him in glory;
The path is here with danger strewn,
If form His side we wander,
But in that land there are no thorns;
There’s beauty over yonder.

Refrain:
Ring, ring, sweet bells, sweet chiming bells,
Ring forth the tidings to the world,
There’s beauty over yonder.

2 Ring, joyful bells from morn till night,
Tell all that Christ is pleading,
From over in that home so bright
He calls, but few are heeding;
We dream about the other side,
In doubt and woe we ponder
We need not fear to cross the tide;
There’s beauty over yonder. [Refrain]

3 Ring, joyful bells o’er land and sea,
You music gently pleading,
Till into hearts that doubt, there’ll be
Sweet thoughts of love oft stealing.
Ring out the story of the cross,
Of Christ we will grow fonder;
Tho’ earth may fade, there is no loss,
There’s beauty over yonder. [Refrain]

Source: Sunshine No. 2: songs for the Sunday school #36

Author: Sallie Keep Best

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Text Information

First Line: Ring, Joyful bells, from far and near
Title: Beauty Over Yonder
Author: Sallie Keep Best
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Ring, ring, sweet bells
Publication Date: 1904
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Sunshine No. 2: songs for the Sunday school #36

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