The new, over there

They have reached the sunny shore

Tune: [They have reached the sunny shore] (Ogden)
Published in 34 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 They have reach’d the sunny shore,
And will never hunger more,
All their grief and pains are o’er,
Over there;
And they need no lamp by night,
For their day is always bright,
And their Saviour is their light,
Over there.

Refrain:
Over there, over there,
They can never know a fear,
Over there;
All their streets are shining gold,
And their glory is untold,
‘Tis the Saviour’s blissful fold,
Over there.

2 Now they feel no chilling blast,
For their winter time is past,
And their summers always last,
Over there;
They can never know a fear,
For the Saviour’s always near,
And with them is endless cheer,
Over there. [Refrain]

3 They have fought the weary fight,
Jesus sav’d them by his might,
Now they dwell with him in light,
Over there;
Soon we’ll reach the shining strand,
But we’ll wait our Lord’s command,
‘Till we see his beck’ning hand,
Over there. [Refrain]

Source: Precious Hymns for Times of Refreshing and Revival #31

Text Information

First Line: They have reached the sunny shore
Title: The new, over there
Refrain First Line: Over there, over there

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 34 of 34)

Gems of Praise (Choice Collection of Sacred Melodies) #d148

Glad Hallelujahs #d157

Gospel Call #d46

Gospel Voices No.2 #d138

Harvest Bells #d89

Harvest Bells No. 1 #d89

Joy, for use in Sunday School and Gospel Meetings #d96

Lasting Hymns No. 2 #d243

New Silver Song #d128

Our Glad Hosanna #d268

Our Treasury of Song, for Use in the Emmanuel Baptist Church #d274

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Precious Hymns for Times of Refreshing and Revival #31

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Rescue songs: words and music with standard selections #118

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Songs of Glory : For Sunday Schools, Churches and The Social Circle #64

Songs of the Savior's Love #d207

Sunday School Hymns. New and improved ed. #d67

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Temple Themes and Sacred Songs #s34

Temple Trio: comprising "On Joyful Wing", "Melodious Sonnets" and "Precious Hymns" #340

The Dominion Hymnal #d257

The Garner #d120

The Gospel Shower; a Collection of Gospel Hymns #d158

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The Gospel Way #55

The Pathway of Praise No. 1 #d139

The Shining Way No. 2 #d119

The Voice of Praise, a new collection #d133

The Wave of Sunday School Song #d123

Thirty-Two Selected Songs #d23

Wreath of Praise #d121

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