Come, Go With Me, Beyond the Sea

Author: Cyrus H. Wheelock

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1. Come, go with me, beyond the sea,
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1. Come, go with me, beyond the sea,
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Where happiness is true,
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Where happiness is true,
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Where Joseph’s land, blest by God’s hand,
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Where Joseph’s land, blest by God’s hand,
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Inviting waits for you.
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Inviting waits for you.
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With joyful hearts you’ll understand
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With joyful hearts you’ll understand
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The blessings that await you there.
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The blessings that await you there.
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[Chorus]
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[Chorus]
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I know it is the promised land.
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I know it is the promised land,
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My home, my home is there.
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My home, my home is there.
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2. Upon those everlasting hills,
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2. Upon those everlasting hills,
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And in the valleys fair,
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And in the valleys fair,
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Beside the murmuring mountain rills,
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Beside the murmuring mountain rills,
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We’ll bow in humble prayer,
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We’ll bow in humble prayer,
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And praise our God in joyful strains,
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And praise our God in joyful strains,
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That we are safely gathered there.
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That we are safely gathered there.
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3. There Israel’s sons, so long oppressed,
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3. There Israel’s sons, so long oppressed,
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Are free and happy, too;
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Are free and happy, too;
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And daughters in true virtue dressed,
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And daughters in true virtue dressed,
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Await to welcome you.
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Await to welcome you,
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To greet you with a kindred hand,
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To greet you with a kindred hand,
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And with you ev’ry blessing share.
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And with you ev’ry blessing share.
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4. There, too, are prophets, priests, and seers
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4. There, too, are prophets, priests, and seers
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Who have the priesthood pow’rs,
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Who have the priesthood’s pow’rs,
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To guide our souls through endless years,
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To guide our souls through endless years
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And light our darkest hours;
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And light our darkest hours;
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Yea, truth, which lighted Enoch’s band,
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Yea, truth, which lighted Enoch’s band,
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Is freely given to them there.
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Is freely given to them there.
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The text of this song is in public domain (originally published before 1927, or published before 1964 and not renewed).