Above the Bright Blue

There's a beautiful place called heaven

Author: Charles Edward Pollock
Tune: [There's a beautiful place called heaven]
Published in 13 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a beautiful place called heaven,
It is hidden above the bright blue,
Where the good, who from earth-ties are riven,
Live and love and eternity thro’.

Refrain:
Above the bright blue, the beautiful blue,
Jesus is waiting for me and for you;
Heaven is there, not far from our sight,
Beautiful city of light.

2 This land of sweet rest awaits us,
Some day it will break on our view,
‘Tis promised by Christ the Redeemer,
To his followers faithful and true. [Refrain]

3 When he left his beloved disciples,
He said, as he bade them adieu,
“I go to prepare you a mansion,
And soon I’ll be sending for you.” [Refrain]

4 We know not when he shall call us,
Whether soon, the glad summons shall be,
But we know, when we pass o’er the river,
The glory of Jesus we’ll see. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Christian Service #86

Author: Charles Edward Pollock

Pollock, Charles Edward. (Illinois, c.1871--February 21, 1924, El Paso County, Texas). Not to be confused with Charles Edward Pollock, (1853-1954). --DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a beautiful place called heaven
Title: Above the Bright Blue
Author: Charles Edward Pollock
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Above the bright blue, the beautiful blue
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #12390
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #12390

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