I've left the land of sorrow

I've left the land of sorrow

Author: George P. Hott
Tune: [I’ve left the land of sorrow]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 I’ve left the land of sorrow,
I’ve left the land of sorrow,
I’ve left the land of sorrow,
I’m on my way.

Refrain:
Good news gone to Canaan,
Good news gone to Canaan,
Good news gone to Canaan,
I’m on my way.

2 I’m bound to go to Canaan,
I’m bound to go to Canaan,
I’m bound to go to Canaan,
I’m on my way. [Refrain]

3 I seek the heav’nly city,
I seek the heav’nly city,
I seek the heav’nly city,
I’m on my way. [Refrain]

4 I’m glad I’ve got religion,
I’m glad I’ve got religion,
I’m glad I’ve got religion,
I’m on my way. [Refrain]

5 I’m going to join my lov’d ones,
I’m going to join my lov’d ones,
I’m going to join my lov’d ones,
I’m on my way. [Refrain]

6 When we get home to glory,
I’m on my way. [Refrain]

7 We’ll praise the name of Jesus,
I’m on my way. [Refrain]

8 I’m near the land of Beulah,
I’m on my way. [Refrain]

9 The angels are rejoicing,
I’m on my way. [Refrain]

10 The lov’d ones there are waiting,
I’m on my way. [Refrain]

11 The gates of heaven are open,
I’m on my way. [Refrain]

12 Oh, sinner, come to Jesus,
I’m on my way. [Refrain]

13Oh, glory hallelujah,
I’m on my way. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 3 #89

Author: George P. Hott

20th Century Hott, a minister in the United Brethren Church, was Principal of Shenandoah Collegiate Institute (now Shenandoah University), Winchester, Virginia (1887-96). His works include: Christ the Teacher (Dayton, Ohio: United Brethren Publishing House, 1900) --www.hymntime.com… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I've left the land of sorrow
Author: George P. Hott
Refrain First Line: Good news gone to Canaan

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