Just Beyond the Rolling Sea

There are many little children who are sad

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [There are many little children who are sad]
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1 There are many little children who are sad
For a ray of gospel light they never had;
But the saddest of them all, it seems to me,
Must be those who dwell beyond the rolling sea.

Just beyond the rolling sea,
Just beyond the rolling sea;
Shall not someone go and tell the gospel story
Unto those who dwell beyond the rolling sea?

2 Oh, their idol worship gives them not a song,
And we never hear their laughter all day long,
For the love of Jesus has not set them free,
And they know Him not beyond the rolling sea. [Refrain]

3 I am glad that something each of us can do,
To assist the Chinese and the Hindus, too;
And the Japanese and others that may be
Without Jesus, just beyond the rolling sea. [Refrain]

Source: Full Gospel Songs #222

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

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First Line: There are many little children who are sad
Title: Just Beyond the Rolling Sea
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Just beyond the rolling sea
Publication Date: 1941
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1941.


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Full Gospel Songs #222

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