Beautiful Land of Light

This life is but a crowded scene

Author: Eva M. Ramsley
Tune: [This life is but a crowded scene]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 This life is but a crowded scene,
Of sorrow, pain, and care,
Where grief awaits us day by day,
And brings us much to bear;
But if we trust our Savior dear,
He’ll make the way seem bright,
And when we die we’ll go to dwell,
In that fair land of light.

Happy land, beautiful land,
Land where there is no night,
Happy land, beautiful land,
Blest land of sweet delight.

2 If we but do our Savior’s will,
He will our troubles bear;
Each blessed promise He’ll fulfill,
A robe of white we’ll wear;
We’ll enter at the golden gate,
Sweet Jesus, sweet delight;
And happy we will ever be,
In that fair land of light. [Refrain]

3 We soon shall reach that shining shore,
And be forever blest,
Sweet friends and kindred gone before,
There sweetly we shall rest;
Rest in that far off better land,
Oh what a glorious sight,
With all the shining host to stand,
In that fair land of light. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12828

Author: Eva M. Ramsley

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Text Information

First Line: This life is but a crowded scene
Title: Beautiful Land of Light
Author: Eva M. Ramsley
Refrain First Line: Happy land, beautiful land
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #12828
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The Cyber Hymnal #12828

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