That city, fair and bright

There is a city, fair and bright

Author: J. L. Chastain
Tune: OAKLEY (Oakley)
Published in 12 hymnals

Representative Text

1 There is a city, fair and bright,
That eye hath never seen,
Where ever dwelleth pure delight,
And heavenly praise serene.
High walls of precious gems and gold
Secure from every ill;
Unheard-of-bliss and joys untold
Within its borders dwell.

2 There living waters ceaseless flow
From out the heavenly throne;
There fairest fruits perennial grow,
And want is never known.
Nor sun by day nor moon by night
This heavenly city needs,
But glory sheds a crystal light
That never wanes nor fades.

3 Nor sin nor sorrow cometh there,
Nor ever death nor pain,
In love abiding, free from care,
The saints forever reign.
Among the many mansions there,
O, is there one for me?
Dear Lord, an humble place prepare,
That I may dwell with thee.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #993

Author: J. L. Chastain

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Text Information

First Line: There is a city, fair and bright
Title: That city, fair and bright
Author: J. L. Chastain
Refrain First Line: O city bright
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Asaph #d290

Busy Work Songs #d15

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Hallowed Songs #310

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1079

Love and Praise #d129

Sacred Lyrics #d137

Supplement to the Harp of Glory, Containing ... Songs for Gospel Singers #d63

Sweetest Praises #d229

The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d397

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The New Shining Star #88

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #993

Windows of Heaven No.7 #d83

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