There's a Happy Day at Hand

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1 There's a happy day at hand, Hallelujah!
We have struck the Holy Land,
Praise the Lord!
We have cross'd the muddy tide, Hallelujah!
We are now on Canaan's side,
Praise the Lord!

Refrain:
Tho' the conquest lies ahead,
We shall conquer never dread,
All the land our feet shall tread,
Praise the Lord!
All the land our feet shall tread,
Praise the Lord!

2 'Tis the milk and honey land, Hallelujah!
We, by faith upon it stand,
Praise the Lord!
It is rich in all we need, Hallelujah!
Living water, living bread,
Praise the Lord! [Refrain]

3 There are cities great and high, Hallelujah!
Strong and wall'd up t'ward the sky,
Praise the Lord!
But by faith we'll bring them low, Hallelujah!
And Jehovah's pow'r we'll show,
Praise the Lord! [Refrain]

4 There are giants tall and grand, Hallelujah!
Stalking proudly thro' this land,
Praise the Lord!
But we'll trust the name of God, Hallelujah!
And we'll bring them to the sod,
Praise the Lord! [Refrain]

5 Never let your spirits fall, Hallelujah!
Only let the Lord be all,
Praise the Lord!
By the Spirit He doth give, Hallelujah!
We shall conquer while we live,
Praise the Lord! [Refrain]

6 Tho' at Ai come defeat, Hallelujah!
And reproach upon us beat,
Praise the Lord!
We will search the camp for sin, Hallelujah!
And renew the fight again,
Praise the Lord! [Refrain]

7 Blessed land of holiness, Hallelujah!
Land of conquest, land of peace,
Praise the Lord!
We have reach'd the happy shore, Hallelujah!
We shall live in sin no more,
Praise the Lord! [Refrain]


Source: His Fullness Songs #3

Author: Charles Price Jones

Charles Price Jones born December 9, 1865, near Rome, Georgia. He grew up in Kingston, Georgia, and attended the Baptist church. He was converted in 1884 while living in Cat Island, Arkansas. In 1885 he was called to the ministry and began preaching. In 1888 he attended Arkansas Baptist College and taught school in Grant County, Arkansas. He preached and pastored several Baptist churches. After asking God for a deeper experience of grace and fasting and praying for three days, Jones experienced a closeness with God, and in 1895, along with other Baptist holiness adherents, who taught that a second work of grace can cleanse the Christian of original sin. They started a holiness movement in the Baptist church, and he began teaching holiness i… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a happy day at hand, Hallelujah
Title: There's a Happy Day at Hand
Author: Charles Price Jones
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Though the conquest lies ahead
Copyright: Public Domain

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His Fullness Songs #3

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