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The Harbor Light

There's a land far away in the regions of day

Author: Ethel V. Johnson
Tune: [There's a land far away in the regions of day]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 There’s a land far away in the regions of day,
Where there comes neither sorrow nor night;
To its shores God will guide over life’s rolling tide,
By the beams from the harbor light.

Hark! A voice o’er the wave!
‘Tis the Mighty to Save,
And He calls thro’ the gloom of the night:—
“I will guide safe thy barque,
Thro’ the mist and the dark,
By the beams from the harbor light.”

2 When by storm I was tossed and my course I had lost,
When no rescue nor help was in sight;
Then a light came to me, placed in love by the sea,
‘Twas the beam from the harbor light. [Refrain]

3 When my voyage is past and my anchor I cast
By the shores of that country so bright;
On its glories I’ll gaze and my Pilot I’ll praise,
For the beams from the harbor light. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Pentecost No. 2 #82

Author: Ethel V. Johnson

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Text Information

First Line: There's a land far away in the regions of day
Title: The Harbor Light
Author: Ethel V. Johnson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hark! A voice o'er the wave
Publication Date: 1917
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.