Land Of The Unsetting Sun

Some sweet day I shall enter a place

Author: William C. Martin
Tune: [Some sweet day I shall enter a place]
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1 Some sweet day I shall enter a place,
When the work of my life shall be done;
A place that is filled with His marvelous grace,
In the land of the Unsetting Sun.

Refrain:
I shall dwell in the Land of Delight
When my journey on earth has been run;
In the land where there cometh no sorrow, no night,
In the land of the Unsetting Sun.

2 Yes, the burdens of life can be borne,
When I think of the prize to be won;
Of the beautiful robe and the crown to be worn,
In the land of the Unsetting Sun. [Refrain]

3 I can peacefully welcome the night
When the hours of my life shall be run;
It will bring me no grief, but supernal delight
In the land of the Unsetting Sun. [Refrain]

4 O what joy! mortal tongue cannot tell,
With eternity only begun,
One another to meet, with the Savior to dwell,
In the land of the Unsetting Sun. [Refrain]

Source: Assembly Songs: for use in evangelistic services, Sabbath schools, young peoples societies, devotional meetings, and the home #16

Author: William C. Martin

William C. Martin (1864-1914) Born: De­cem­ber 25, 1864, Hights­town, New Jer­sey. Died: Au­gust 30, 1914, Ri­al­to, Flor­i­da. Buried: Fort My­ers, Flor­i­da. Martin was pas­tor of the Grace Bap­tist Church (for­mer­ly Cra­mer’s Hill), Cam­den, New Jer­sey (1891-4); No­ank Bap­tist Church, Noank, Con­nec­ti­cut (1894-1900); Grace Bap­tist Church, Som­er­ville, Mass­a­chu­setts (near Bos­ton; at the time of his ar­rival there it was noted he was from “Bluff­ton, In­di­a­na”); and the First Bap­tist Church in Ft. My­ers, Flor­i­da, from 1912 un­til his death. Music: MELMORE http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/r/t/martin_wc.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Some sweet day I shall enter a place
Title: Land Of The Unsetting Sun
Author: William C. Martin
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I shall dwell in the land of delight
Copyright: Public Domain

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