You shall pass over Jordan to go in to possess the land which the Lord your God gives you, and you shall possess it, and dwell therein.@Deuteronomy 11:31
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Mary B. Slade (1826-1882)

Mary B. Slade, in Pure Diamonds, by James R. Murray (Cleveland, Ohio: Brainard & Sons, 1872).

James R. Murray (🔊 pdf nwc).

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James R. Murray (1841-1905)

With His dear and loving care,
Will the Savior lead us on,
To the hills and valleys fair,
Over Jordan?
Yes, we’ll rest our weary feet,
By the crystal waters sweet,
When the peaceful shore we greet,
Over Jordan.

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Over Jordan, over Jordan!
Yes, we’ll rest our weary feet,
By the crystal waters sweet,
Over Jordan, over Jordan,
When the peaceful shore we’ll greet,
Over Jordan.

Through the rocky wilderness,
Will the Savior lead us on,
To the land we shall possess,
Over Jordan?
Yes, by night the wondrous ray,
Cloudy pillar by the day,
They shall guide us on our way,
Over Jordan.

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With His strong and mighty hand,
Will the Savior lead us on,
To that good and pleasant land,
Over Jordan?
Yes, where vine and olive grow,
And the brooks and fountains flow,
Thirst nor hunger shall we know,
Over Jordan.

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In the Promised Land to be,
Will the Savior lead us on,
Till fair Canaan’s shore we see,
Over Jordan?
Yes, to dwell with Thee at last,
Guide and lead us, as Thou hast,
Till the parted wave be passed,
Over Jordan.

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