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Farther Along
Words and Music by J.R. Baxter and W.B. Stevens
© 1937 by Stamps-Baxter Music/BMI
All rights reserved

Luke 24:45
"Then opened he their understanding,
that they might understand the scriptures,"

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          Tempted and tried we're oft made to wonder
          Why it should be thus all the day long,
          While there are others livingin about us,
          Never molested tho in the wrong.

            Chorus
            Farther along, we'll know all about it,
            Farther along, we'll understand why;
            Cheer up, my brother, live in the sunshine,
            We;ll understand it all by and by.

          When death has come and taken our loved ones,
          It leaves our home so lonely and drear,
          Then do we wonder why others prosper,
          Living so wicked year after year.

            Chorus
            Farther along, we'll know all about it,
            Farther along, we'll understand why;
            Cheer up, my brother, live in the sunshine,
            We;ll understand it all by and by.

          Faithful till death said our loving Master,
          A few more days to labor and wait;
          Toil.s of the road wil then seem as nothing,
          As we sweep thru the beautiful gate.

            Chorus
            Farther along, we'll know all about it,
            Farther along, we'll understand why;
            Cheer up, my brother, live in the sunshine,
            We;ll understand it all by and by.

          When we see Jesus comingin glory,
          When He comes from His home inthe sky,
          Then we shall meet HIm in that bright mansion,
          We'll understand it all by and by.

            Chorus
            Farther along, we'll know all about it,
            Farther along, we'll understand why;
            Cheer up, my brother, live in the sunshine,
            We;ll understand it all by and by.


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