That Fair Land

There is a land, a happy land, Where tears are wiped away

Author: John Brownlie
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: John Brownlie

Brownlie, John, was born at Glasgow, Aug. 6, 1857, and was educated at Glasgow University, and at the Free Church College in the same city. In 1884 he was licensed by the Presbytery of Glasgow; in 1885 he became Assistant Minister of the Free Church, Portpatrick, and on the death of the Senior Minister in 1890 he entered upon the full charge of the Church there. He has interested himself in educational matters, became a Member of the local School Board in 1888, a governor of Stranraer High School in 1897, and Chairman of the governors in 1901. His hymnological works are:— 1. The Hymns and Hymnwriters of the [Scottish] Church Hymnary, 1899. This is a biographical, historical, and critical companion to that hymnal, and is well done and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a land, a happy land, Where tears are wiped away
Title: That Fair Land
Author: John Brownlie
Refrain First Line: Fair land of love across the foam



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Kind Words #d94

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Kind Words #14

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New Melodies of Praise #93

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #382

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Songs for the Service of Prayer #467

Songs of Saving Grace #d42

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The Christian Hymn Book #1129

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The Christian hymnal #636

The Vestry Harp #d184

The Zion Songster for Sabbath School No.2 #d45

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The Zion Songster for Sabbath Schools (Nos. 1 and 2 combined) #Z15

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