Bound For The Promised Land

The Pioneer Hymn by Samuel Stennet, 1787

On Jordan's stormy banks I stand
And cast a wishful eye
To Canaan's fair and happy land
Where my possessions lie

I'm bound for the promised land
I'm bound for the promised land
Oh, who will come and go with me?
I'm bound for the promised land.

There gen'rous fruits that never fail
On trees immortal grow.
There rocks and hills and brooks and vales.
With milk and honey flow.

I'm bound…

All o'er those wide extended plains
Shines one eternal day
Where God on high forever reigns
And scatters night away.

I'm bound…

When shall I reach that happy place
And be forever blest?
When shall I see my lather's face
And in his bosom rest?

I'm bound…

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