God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. Revelation 21:4
Words: Frank H. Mashaw, in New Songs of the Gospel, edited by C. Austin Miles & J. Lincoln Hall (using his pseudonym of Maurice A. Clifton) (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack, 1900), number 50.
If you know where to get a good photo of Mashaw (head-and-shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels),
Beyond the sea that rolls between
This world of care and things unseen,
There is a land of endless day
Where all our tears are wiped away.
Beyond the sea, the restless rolling sea,
I hear my loved ones gently calling me;
I soon shall leave the troubled shores of time
And dwell for aye in that celestial clime.
Beyond the sea lies Heav’n’s fair shore,
Where all of sin and earth are o’er;
Where care and toil have passed away;
Where weary feet no more shall stray.
No more shall beat the flood of years
Across these forms so frail and worn;
No more shall roll the sea of tears
Across these hearts by anguish torn.
Beyond the sea there’s rest and peace;
There Jesus bids His children come;
Beyond the sea the tempests cease;
There angels sing a