The land of the streets of gold

There's a better land, where the streets of gold

Author: Alice Horton
Tune: [There’s a better land where the streets of gold]
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Representative Text

1 There’s a better land where the streets of gold
Lie beside Life’s River fair;
Eye hath never seen, tongue hath never told,
All the joys that await us there.

Refrain:
O the homeland, blessed homeland,
Where our Saviour we soon shall behold,
And forever be from all sin set free,
In the land of the streets of gold.

2 We shall rest from toil and from care be free;
Former things shall pass away;
There no shadows fall, neither night shall be
In that land of eternal day. [Refrain]

3 O what rapturous joy shall His loved ones know,
As they gather ‘round His throne;
Having washed their garments as white as snow
In the blood He shed for His own. [Refrain]

4 There shall be no sickness, no grief, nor fears,
In that shining, bright abode;
From His children’s eyes are the falling tears
Wiped away by the hand of God. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Praise: for Use in Gospel Meetings, Evangelistic Services ... #34

Author: Alice Horton

Early 20th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a better land, where the streets of gold
Title: The land of the streets of gold
Author: Alice Horton
Refrain First Line: O the home land, blessed home land

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Sacred Praise #34

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