Wayfaring Stranger

Wayfaring Stranger.

I'm a poor wayfaring stranger
While journeying through this world of wo,
Yet there's no sickness toil or danger
In that bright world to which I go;
I'm going there to see my father,
I’m going there no more to roam,

I'm just a going over Jordan
I'm just a going over home.

I know dark clouds will gather o'er me.
I know my pathway’s rough and steep,
Yet beauteous fields lie just before me,
Where God's Redeemed their vigilance keep.
I'm going there to see my classmates
Who've gone before me, one by one.

I'm just a going over Jordan
I'm just a going over home.

I feel my sins are all forgiven,
My hopes are placed on things above,
I'm going away to yon bright heaven,
Where all is joy, peace and love;
I'm going there to see my mother.
Who said she'd meet me when I'd come.

I'm just a going over Jordan,
I'm just a going over home.

I want to sing Salvation's Story
In concert with the blood-washed band,
I want to wear a crown of glory
When 1 get home to that good land;
I'm going there to see my children
I know they're near my Saviour's throne,

I'm just a going over Jordan
I'm just a going over home.

I’ll soon be done with every trial,
My body will sleep in the old church yard;
I’II drop the cross of self-denial,
And enter on my great reward,
I'm going there to see my Saviour
To shout his praise in heaven's dome;

I'm just a going over Jordan
I'm just a going over home.

Item Information help

  • Item ID
    bsvg200923
  • Genre
    broadsides
  • Illustrated
  • DCMI Type
    Still Image
  • Extent
    19.5 cm x 12 cm
  • Title
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