Soon Will the Mist Roll Away

Yonder's the land where the loved ones are

Author: George Cooper
Tune: [Yonder's the land where the lov'd ones are]
Published in 7 hymnals

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1 Yonder's the land where the lov'd ones are,
Soon will the mist roll away!
Joy soon to rest in that realm a far,
Soon will the mist roll away!
There in the loving smile of Jesus to bide,
Visions of glory day by day!
Faith fondly whispers, while in shadows we hide,
Soon will the mist roll away!
Yonder's the land where the lov'd ones are,
Soon will the mist roll away!
Joy soon to rest in that realm afar,
Soon will the mist roll away!

2 Dark looms the path, but the promise heed,
Soon will the mist roll away!
Jesus alone can relieve thy need,
Soon will the mist roll away!
Clear will the purpose of the Lord be to thee,
Hasten the Master to obey;
Blissful the vision that beyond will shall see,
Soon will the mist roll away!
Yonder's the land where the lov'd ones are,
Soon will the mist roll away!
Joy soon to rest in that realm afar,
Soon will the mist roll away!

3 Bear thou the Cross till the Crown is won,
Soon will the mist roll away!
Work till the will of the Lord be done,
Soon will the mist roll away!
All will be reconciled to thee by and by,
Faith guideth on to perfect day;
Soon shall the glory dawn upon every eye,
Soon will the mist roll away!
Yonder's the land where the lov'd ones are,
Soon will the mist roll away!
Joy soon to rest in that realm afar,
Soon will the mist roll away!

Source: Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #27

Author: George Cooper

George Cooper, poet, was born in the city of New York, May 14, 1840 son of John and Hepzibah Cooper, He was educated in the public schools of his native city, and afterwards studied law under the late Chester A. Arthur. After practicing for a short time, he renounced his profession to devote himself to the vocation to which his natural gifts inclined him. In his early years, he had developed a taste for writing, and before his sixteenth year had begun to contribute acceptable verses to several leading magazines. Encouraged by the success that met his early productions, he wrote constantly, and became a regular contributor to such periodicals as “The Independent,” “Harpers’ Young People,” and “Harper’s Magazine,” “Atlantic… Go to person page >

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First Line: Yonder's the land where the loved ones are
Title: Soon Will the Mist Roll Away
Author: George Cooper
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Yonder's the land where the loved ones are
Copyright: Public domain.

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The Cyber Hymnal #14489
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