83. There is a land of pure delight

1 There is a land of pure delight,
Where saints immortal reign;
Infinite day excludes the night,
And pleasures banish pain.

Refrain:
I'll be there, I'll be there,
When the first trumpet sounds I'll be there,
I'll be there, I'll be there,
When the first trumpet sounds I'll be there.

2 There everlasting spring abides,
And never with'ring flow'rs;
Death, like a narrow sea, divides
This heav'nly land from ours. [Refrain]

3 Sweet fields beyond the swelling flood
Stand dressed in living green;
So to the Jews old Canaan stood,
While Jordan rolled between. [Refrain]

4 Could we but climb where Moses stood,
And view the landscape o'er,
Not Jordan's stream, nor death's cold flood
Should fright us from the shore. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: There is a land of pure delight
Author: Isaac Watts
Refrain First Line: I'll be there, I'll be there
Language: English
Publication Date: 1895
Copyright: Copyright, 1887, by Wm. J. Kirkpatrick.
Tune Information
Name: I'LL BE THERE
Adapter: Wm. J. Kirkpatrick
Key: E♭ Major



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