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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Beyond the Swelling Flood

Representative Text

1 Yes, we shall meet beyond the flood,
In robes made white thro’ Jesus’ blood,
And hold sweet converse, free from pain,
Nor ever fear to part again,
Beyond the swelling flood!

Beyond the swelling flood,
Beyond the swelling flood,
Beyond the swelling flood,
We’ll meet to part no more;
We’ll meet to part no more;
We’ll meet to part no more,
We’ll meet to part no more,
Beyond the swelling flood.

2 I care not now what ills may come,
Since hope sustains this thought of home,
And spirit voices softly say,
“Thy God shall wipe all tears away,
Beyond the swelling flood!” [Chorus]

3 That meeting, O how sweetly dear!
\What sounds shall greet the list’ning ear!
What thrills of rapture wake the soul
As back those golden gates shall roll,
Beyond the swelling flood! [Chorus]

4 Dear Saviour, guide my willing feet,
That I may have that joy complete;
And live to praise through endless day
The love that dries all tears away,
Beyond the swelling flood! [Chorus]

Source: Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #156

Author: A. E. Childs

Late 19th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Yes, we shall meet beyond the flood
Title: Beyond the Swelling Flood
Author: A. E. Childs
Refrain First Line: Beyond the swelling flood



Instances (1 - 15 of 15)

Eureka Carols #d108

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Garlands of Praise #46

Gospel Praise Book, enlarged ed. #d154

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Gospel Praise Book. #156

Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune book #d437

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Sabbath Bells #76

Sacred Songking, a New Song Book for Revivals #d260

Saving Songs for Sunday Schools, Revival Meetings, Prayer and Praise Meetings #d76

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Songs of the Peacemaker #168

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Sweet Harmonies #80

The Temple of Song #d66

Triune Hymnal #d195

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Words of Life #122

Work and Worship #d160

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