On the other side of Jordan.@Joshua 20:8
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Fanny Crosby (1820–1915)

Fan­ny Cros­by, in Wel­come Tid­ings, by Ro­bert Low­ry, How­ard Doane & Ira D. San­key (New York: Big­low & Main, 1877), num­ber 63.

W. How­ard Doane (🔊 pdf nwc).

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W. Howard Doane (1832–1915)

’Tis a blessèd hope, and it cheers my soul,
I shall rest by and by over Jordan;
When my work is done and my crown is won,
I shall rest, sweetly rest over Jordan.

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Over Jordan, over Jordan, I shall rest
Sweetly rest by and by;
’Tis a precious hope, ’tis a blessèd hope,
I shall rest, sweetly rest over Jordan.

’Tis a blessèd hope which my Savior gives,
I shall rest by and by over Jordan;
I shall see Him there in His mansion fair,
When I rest, sweetly rest over Jordan.

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With a steadfast faith I will labor on,
I shall rest, sweetly rest over Jordan;
O what joy ’twill be the redeemed to see,
When I rest, sweetly rest, over Jordan.

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