The other side

We dwell this side of Jordan's stream

Author: S. L. Cuthbert
Tune: [We dwell this side of Jordan's stream]
Published in 21 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 We dwell this side of Jordan's stream,
Yet oft there comes a shining beam
Across from yonder shore,
Across from yonder shore;
While visions of a holy throng,
And sound of harp and seraphs song
Seem gently wafted o'er,
Seem gently wafted o'er.

Refrain:
O Zion! city fair!
O Zion! city fair!
The other side, the other side,
When shall we meet our loved ones there?

2 The other side! ah, there's the place
Where saints in joy past times retrace,
And think of trials gone,
And think of trials gone;
The vail withdrawn, they clearly see
That all on earth had need to be,
To bring them safely home,
To bring them safely home. [Refrain]

3 The other side! oh, charming sight!
Upon its banks, arrayed in white,
For me a loved one waits;
Over the stream he calls to me,
Fear not—I am thy guide to be
Up to the pearly gates. [Refrain]

4 The other side! the other side!
Who would not brave the swelling tide
Of earthly toil and care,
To wake one day, when life is past,
Over the stream, at home at last,
With all the blest ones there? [Refrain]

Source: Calvary Songs #137

Author: S. L. Cuthbert

Late 19th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We dwell this side of Jordan's stream
Title: The other side
Author: S. L. Cuthbert
Refrain First Line: O Zion, city fair

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 21 of 21)
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Calvary Songs #137

Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d205

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Chapel Treasures (Christ Chapel Sabbath-School, Lebanon, PA) #374

Gems of Praise and Joyful Songs Combined #d37

Gems of Sacred Song for Sunday Schools #d96

Goodly Pearls for the Sunday School #d136

Hymns for use in Sunday Schools #d46

Notes of Joy, for the Sabbath School #d153

Sacred Songs and Solos: with standard hymns, combined: 750 pieces #543

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Songs of Gladness for the Sabbath School #26

Sunday School Hymns. New and improved ed. #d78

Sunday School Songs. 3rd ed. #d136

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The Baptist Praise Book #1092

The Pilgrim's Harp #d265

The Starry Crown of Sunday School Melodies #d119

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