Sing to God, sing in praise of His name, extol Him who rides on the clouds; rejoice before Him—His name is the Lord.@Psalm 68:4

Maria B. W. Barnes, in Bradbury’s Golden Chain of Sabbath School Melodies (New York: Ivison, Phinney & Company, 1861), number 34, alt.

William B. Bradbury (🔊 pdf nwc).

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William B. Bradbury (1816-1868)

Shall we sing in Heav’n for ever—
Shall we sing? Shall we sing?
Shall we in sing Heav’n for ever,
In that happy land?
Yes! oh yes! in that land, that happy land,
They that meet shall sing for ever,
Far beyond the rolling river,
Meet to sing, and love for ever
In that happy land.

Shall we know each other ever
In that land? In that land?
Shall we know each other ever
In that happy land?
Yes! oh yes! in that land, that happy land,
They that meet shall know each other,
Far beyond the rolling river,
Meet to sing, and love for ever
In that happy land.

Shall we sing with holy angels
In that land? in that land?
Shall we sing with holy angels
In that happy land?
Yes! oh yes! in that land, that happy land,
Saints and angels sing for ever
Far beyond the rolling river,
Meet to sing, and love for ever
In that happy land.

Shall we rest from care and sorrow,
In that land? In that land?
Shall we rest from care and sorrow,
In that happy land?
Yes! oh yes! in that land, that happy land,
They that meet shall rest for ever,
Far beyond the rolling river,
Meet to sing, and love for ever
In that happy land.

Shall we meet our dear, lost children
In that land? in that land?
Shall we meet our dear, lost children?
In that happy land?
Yes! oh yes! in that land, that happy land,
Children meet and sing for ever,
Far beyond the rolling river,
Meet to sing, and love for ever
In that happy land.

Shall we meet our Christian parents
In that land? In that land?
Shall we meet our Christian parents
In that happy land?
Yes! oh yes! in that land, that happy land
Parents, children meet together,
Far beyond the rolling river,
Meet to sing, and love for ever
In that happy land.

Shall we meet our faithful teachers
In that land? in that land?
Shall we meet our faithful teachers
In that happy land?
Yes! oh yes! in that land, that happy land
Teachers, scholars meet together,
Far beyond the rolling river,
Meet to sing, and love for ever
In that happy land.

Shall we know our blessèd Savior
In that land? In that land?
Shall we know our blessèd Savior
In that happy land?
Yes! oh yes! in that land, that happy land
We shall know our blessèd Savior,
Far beyond the rolling river,
Love and serve Him there forever,
In that happy land.