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We're Marching to Zion
Words by Isaac Watts
Music by Robert Lowry

Jeremiah 31:6
"For there shall be a day, that the watchmen upon the mount Ephraim shall cry,
Arise ye, and let us go up to Zion unto the LORD our God."

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            Come, we that love the Lord,
            And let our joys be known;
            Join in a song with sweet accord,
            Join in a song with sweet accord
            And thus surround the throne,
            And thus surround the throne.

              Chorus
              We're marching to Zion,
              Beautiful, beautiful Zion;
              We're marching upward to Zion,
              The beautiful city of God.

            Let those refuse to sing,
            Who never knew our God;
            But children of the heav'nly King,
            But children of the heav'nly King,
            May speak their joys abroad,
            May speak their joys abroad.

              Chorus
              We're marching to Zion,
              Beautiful, beautiful Zion;
              We're marching upward to Zion,
              The beautiful city of God.

            The hill of Zion yields,
            A thousand sacred sweets
            Before we reach the heav'nly field,
            Before we reach the heav'nly field
            Or walk the golden streets,
            Or walk the golden streets.

              Chorus
              We're marching to Zion,
              Beautiful, beautiful Zion;
              We're marching upward to Zion,
              The beautiful city of God.

            Then let our songs abound,
            And every tear be dry;
            We're marching thro' Immanuel's ground,
            We're marching thro' Immanuel's ground,
            To fairer worlds on high,
            To fairer worlds on high.

              Chorus
              We're marching to Zion,
              Beautiful, beautiful Zion;
              We're marching upward to Zion,
              The beautiful city of God.


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