On the sweet other side

We're over on the stormy [life's stormy] [the other] side

Author: Emma Pitt
Tune: [We're over on the stormy side]
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 We’re over on the stormy side,
Dark clouds beset our way,
But just across the rolling tide
Beam shores of endless day.

On the other side, beyond the rolling tide,
Jesus is waiting for me,
On the golden shore,
In the grand evermore,
Loved ones are watching, for me.

2 There is another, brighter side
Of life beyond the sky,
Where sin and sorrow ne’er betide,
And loved ones never die. [Refrain]

3 Our journey here will soon be done,
We’ll enter into rest,
In yonder clime that needs no sun,—
Repose on Jesus’ breast. [Refrain]

4 Soon I shall strike those harps of gold,
Where flowers immortal bloom,
My dear Redeemer’s face behold,
And calmly rest at home. [Refrain]

Source: The Ark of Praise #70

Author: Emma Pitt

Born: 1846, Maryland. Pitt was living in Bal­ti­more, Mar­y­land, by 1880, and through at least 1910. She may have died be­fore 1920, as the daugh­ter with whom she was living in 1910 was on her own and still sin­gle in 1920. --www.hymntime.com Go to person page >

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First Line: We're over on the stormy [life's stormy] [the other] side
Title: On the sweet other side
Author: Emma Pitt
Refrain First Line: On the other side, beyond the rolling tide



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Echoes of Eden #d148
Hymns and Spiritual Songs for Bible Schools #d236
Peerless Praise : a collection of hymns and music for the Sabbath school, with a complete department of elementary instruction in the theory and pract #63Page Scan
Salvation Melodies. New ed. #d54
The Ark of Praise #70TextAudioPage Scan
The Christian Union Revival Songster #d87
The Gospel in Song, combining Sing the Gospel, Echoes of Eden, and Other Selected Songs and Solos #169Page Scan
The Lily #d110
Triumphant Songs No.1 #108Page Scan
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