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Over yonder

Full Text

1 What sweet peace we shall have over yonder,
In the land of the saved and the blest,
What a joy shall be ours over yonder,
In the home of eternal rest.

Refrain:
It will be joy when we get over yonder,
Over yonder, over yonder;
It will be joy when we get over yonder,
Over on that golden shore.

2 Oft we long for the voices now silent,
For the touch of some dear loving hand,
When with Jesus we dwell over yonder,
We shall meet on that far off strand. [Refrain]

3 We may have many sorrows and trials,
As the journey of life we pursue,
But amidst all our tears and our sighings,
That blest home over there we view. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Gospel Songs #56

Author: Robert Harkness

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Text Information

First Line: What sweet peace we shall have
Title: Over yonder
Author: Robert Harkness
Refrain First Line: It will be joy



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