75
Sweet By and By
Words by Sanford F. Bennett
Music by Joseph P. Webster

Hebrews 11:16
"But now they desire a better country, that is, an heavenly:
wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God:
for he hath prepared for them a city."

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          There's a land that is fairer than day,
          And by faith we can see it afar;
          For the Father waits over the way
          To prepare us a dwelling place there.

            Chorus
            In the sweet       by and by,
                   (in the sweet)           (by and by)
            We shall meet on that beautiful shore;
                                                    (by and by)
            In the sweet       by and by,
                   (in the sweet)           (by and by)
            We shall meet on that beautiful shore.

          We shall sing on that beautiful shore
          The melodious songs of the blessed;
          And our spirits shall sorrow no more,
          Not a sigh for the blessing of rest.

            Chorus
            In the sweet       by and by,
                   (in the sweet)           (by and by)
            We shall meet on that beautiful shore;
                                                    (by and by)
            In the sweet       by and by,
                   (in the sweet)           (by and by)
            We shall meet on that beautiful shore.

          To our bountiful Father above,
          We will offer our tribute of praise
          For the glorious gift of His love
          And the blessings that hallow our days.

            Chorus
            In the sweet       by and by,
                   (in the sweet)           (by and by)
            We shall meet on that beautiful shore;
                                                    (by and by)
            In the sweet       by and by,
                   (in the sweet)           (by and by)
            We shall meet on that beautiful shore.


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