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Saints Bound for Heaven 60

The Sacred Harp, 2012 Revised Cooper Edition

Composer: J. King and William Walker, 1873
Poet: Elliott’s Sacred Lyre, 1828
Meter: Particular Meter: 12,9,6,7,13,10
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
Our bondage, it shall end by and by, by and by;
Our bondage, it shall end by and by;
From Egypt’s yoke set free;
Hail the glorious jubilee,
And to Canaan we’ll return by and by, by and by,
And to Canaan we’ll return by and by.


Our bondage here shall end by and by,, Stanza 1
2
Our Deliv’rer, He shall come by and by, by and by;
Our Deliv’rer, He shall come by and by;
And our sorrows have an end,
With our three score years and ten,
And vast glory crown the day by and by, by and by,
And vast glory crown the day by and by.


Our bondage here shall end by and by,, Stanza 2
3
Tho’ our enemies are strong, we’ll go on, we’ll go on;
Tho’ our enemies are strong, we’ll go on;
Tho’ our hearts dissolve with fear,
Lo, Sinai’s God is near,
While the fiery pillar moves, we’ll go on, we’ll go on,
While the fiery pillar moves, we’ll go on.


Our bondage here shall end by and by,, Stanza 3
4
Then with the happy throng we’ll rejoice, we’ll rejoice;
Then with the happy throng we’ll rejoice;
Shout, Glory to our King,
’Till the vaults of heaven ring,
And in all eternity we’ll rejoice, we’ll rejoice,
And in all eternity we’ll rejoice.


Our bondage here shall end by and by,, Stanza 7