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Sweet Prospect 65

Tune: Arranged by William Walker, 1835
Alto: Wilson Marion Cooper, 1902
Lyrics: Samuel Stennett, 1787
Meter: Common Meter (8,6,8,6)
On Jordanís stormy banks I stand,
And cast a wishful eye,
To Canaanís fair and happy land,
Where my possessions lie.


O, the transporting raptírous scene,
That rises to my sight,
Sweet fields arrayed in living green
And rivers of delight.

Oíer all those wide, extended plains
Shines one eternal day;
There God the Son forever reigns
And scatters night away.