Scripture Verse

If we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin. 1 John 1:7

Introduction

Words: Jo­seph B. Moon (1863–1893) (verses 1–3), & Frank­lin L. Ei­land (verses 4–5), 1897.

Music: Will­iam D. Ev­ridge (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know Moon’s full name, or where to get a good pho­to of him or Ev­ridge (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), or a bet­ter one of Ei­land,

portrait
Franklin L. Eiland
1860–1909

Lyrics

We’re march­ing home to Ca­naan’s land,
Marching in the beau­ti­ful light of God,
And soon we’ll join the an­gel band,
Marching in the beau­ti­ful light of God.

Refrain

We are march­ing in the light,
We are march­ing in the light,
We are march­ing in the light,
We are march­ing in the beau­ti­ful light of God.

We’re march­ing near­er day by day,
Marching in the beau­ti­ful light of God,
To that sweet home where loved ones stay,
Marching in the beau­ti­ful light of God.

Refrain

Come march with us to Ca­naan’s shore,
Marching in the beau­ti­ful light of God,
To dwell with Christ for­ev­er­more,
Marching in the beau­ti­ful light of God.

Refrain

Around the shin­ing throne we’ll meet,
Marching in the beau­ti­ful light of God,
And cast our crowns at Je­sus’ feet,
Marching in the beau­ti­ful light of God.

Refrain

Then to a man­sion bright and fair!
Marching in the beau­t­ful light of God,
The an­gels will at­tend us there,
Marching in the beau­ti­ful light of God.

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