298. Oh Haste Away, My Brethren Dear

8,6,8,6,10,6,6,6,6,7,8.
by Watts
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Oh haste away, my brethren dear,
 
And come to Canaan's shore;
 
We'll meet and sing forever there,
 
When all our toils are o'er.
 
Oh that will be joyful, joyful, joyful!
 
Oh that will be joyful!
 
To meet to part no more,
 
To meet to part no more,
 
On Canaan's happy shore.
 
And then sing Hallelujah,
 
With the saints that have gone before.
Revelation 14:13; 1 Thessalonians 4:17
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In bridal robes, all clothed in white,
 
Will all His saints appear:
 
And, shining in His glory bright,
 
We'll see our Jesus there.
 
Oh that will be joyful, joyful, joyful!
 
Oh that will be joyful!
 
To meet to part no more,
 
To meet to part no more,
 
On Canaan's happy shore.
 
And then sing Hallelujah,
 
With the saints that have gone before.
Revelation 19:7-8; Revelation 21:2; 1 John 3:2
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In heaven triumphant joy is found
 
When sons to God are born;
 
How will its vaults with praise resound
 
On the millennial morn!
 
Oh that will be joyful, joyful, joyful!
 
Oh that will be joyful!
 
To meet to part no more,
 
To meet to part no more,
 
On Canaan's happy shore.
 
And then sing Hallelujah,
 
With the saints that have gone before.
Luke 15:7,10
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In Canaan's happy land we'll meet
 
To chant this glorious lay;
 
Our hearts, well tuned, will sing so sweet,
 
Through one eternal day.
 
Oh that will be joyful, joyful, joyful!
 
Oh that will be joyful!
 
To meet to part no more,
 
To meet to part no more,
 
On Canaan's happy shore.
 
And then sing Hallelujah,
 
With the saints that have gone before.
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Through one eternal day we'll sing,
 
And bless His sacred name,
 
With "Hallelujahs to the King!"
 
And "Worthy is the Lamb!"
 
Oh that will be joyful, joyful, joyful!
 
Oh that will be joyful!
 
To meet to part no more,
 
To meet to part no more,
 
On Canaan's happy shore.
 
And then sing Hallelujah,
 
With the saints that have gone before.
Revelation 19:6,16; Revelation 5:12
“And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labors; and their works do follow them.” (Revelation 14:13)
“Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.” (1 Thessalonians 4:17)