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There is a land which lies afar

There is a land which lies afar

Tune: [There is a land that lies afar]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There is a land that lies afar,
Where grief is all unknown;
A land where-in the angels sing
Around the heav’nly throne.

Refrain:
O ‘twill be sweet when we shall meet
Upon that distant shore,
Where-on the glorious sun ne’er sets,
But shines for evermore,
But shines for evermore.

2 We are but pilgrims on the earth
And brief our sojourn here:
But well we know, beyond this vale
There is a brighter sphere. [Refrain]

3 There is a realm of boundless love,
A goal for hearts distrest,
Where all may find endless years
A home among the blest. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Hymns No. 6 #136

Text Information

First Line: There is a land which lies afar
Refrain First Line: O 'twill be sweet when we shall meet

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Christian Endeavor Edition of Gospel Hymns No. 6 #136

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Gospel Hymns No. 6 #136

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Gospel Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined #373

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