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The Land Celestial

Representative Text

1 There is a land celestial,
A world that's bright and fair;
And o'er its holy beauty,
Floats not a cloud of care.
There flows the peaceful river,
Beneath the tree of life.
There comes no wail of mourning,
Nor sound of bitter strife.

Land of perfect beauty,
World so bright and fair,
When will Angels call me,
When shall I be there.

2 There are the sweet voiced angels,
Around the great white throne,
Who bow in willing homage,
To him who rules alone.
Death guards the mystic portals,
And gently one by one
He leads in weary mortals,
Whose earthly work is done. [Chorus]

3 They stand before the Father,
The Lord of life and love;
He smiles upon his children,
He welcomes them above.
And all in joyous singing,
And peace forever more,
There in that far off country,
Upon that golden shore. [Chorus]

Source: The Little Sower for Sabbath Schools #95

Author: Fanny Church

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Text Information

First Line: There is a land celestial
Title: The Land Celestial
Author: Fanny Church
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Land of perfect beauty
Copyright: Public Domain



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