The city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.@Revelation 21:23
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Elvenah C. R. Wells (1826-1869)

Elvenah C. R. Wells, in The Revivalist (New York: Joseph Hillman, 1868), number 168.

Arranged from John W. A. Cluett (🔊 pdf nwc).

In that beautiful home over there,
By the side of the River of Life,
Where the amaranth blooms ever fair,
Is no sorrow, nor sighing, or strife.

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Where the amaranth blooms ever fair,
Ever fair,
Is no sorrow, nor sighing, nor strife.
’Tis a beautiful place over there,
Over there,
Over there, over there.

The now glorified saints over there,
They once suffered and toiled here below;
Now exalted, Christ’s triumph they share,
Sin, nor anguish, nor death ever know.

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They have gone to their home over there,
Where the city is glorious and bright,
And the crowns of the victor they wear,
And our God and the Lamb are the light.

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