Everyone who looks to the Son and believes in Him shall have eternal life.@John 6:40
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James C. Moore (1888–1962)

James C. Moore, cir­ca 1914 (🔊 pdf nwc). This song was ap­parent­ly in­spired by That Beau­ti­ful Land, which has ve­ry sim­i­lar words & al­most iden­ti­cal mu­sic.

I have heard of a land
On the far away strand,
’Tis a beautiful home of the soul;
Built by Jesus on high,
Where we never shall die,
’Tis a land where we never grow old.

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Never grow old, never grow old,
In a land where we’ll never grow old;
Never grow old, never grow old,
In a land where we’ll never grow old.

In that beautiful home
Where we’ll never more roam,
We shall be in the sweet by and by;
Happy praise to the King
Through eternity sing,
’Tis a land where we never shall die.

Refrain

When our work here is done
And the life crown is won,
And our troubles and trials are o’er;
All our sorrow will end,
And our voices will blend,
With the loved ones who’ve gone on before.

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