6786. There Is No Night in Heaven

1. There is no night in Heaven;
In that blest world above
Work never can bring weariness,
For work itself is love.

2. There is no grief in Heaven;
For life is one glad day;
And tears are of those former things
Which all have passed away.

3. There is no sin in Heaven;
Behold that blessèd throng:
All holy is their spotless robe,
All holy is their song!

4. There is no death in Heaven;
For they who gain that shore
Have won their immortality,
And they can die no more.

5. Lord Jesus, be our guide;
O lead us safely on,
Till night and grief and sin and death
Are past, and Heaven is won!

Text Information
First Line: There is no night in Heaven
Title: There Is No Night in Heaven
Author: Francis M. Knollis (1859)
Meter: SM
Language: English
Source: Lays of the Sanctuary and Other Poems, edited by G. Stevenson de M. Rutherford, 1859
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: Alternate tune: ALMA MATER, Richard Redhead, 1820-1901
Tune Information
Composer: Robert Jackson (1888)
Meter: SM
Incipit: 33341 35432 32346
Key: F Major
Source: Fifty Sacred Leaflets, 1888
Copyright: Public Domain

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