In the Sweet By and By

Verse 1:

           G            C           G

There’s a land that is fairer than day 


And by faith we can see it afar

         G           C         G

For the Father waits over the way

                  D              G

To prepare us a dwelling place there  



In the sweet by and by                                          D7                      G        

We shall meet on that beautiful shore


In the sweet by and by

          D7                      G

We shall meet on that beautiful shore             

Verse 2:

We shall sing on that beautiful shore

The melodious songs of the blessed

And our spirits shall sorrow no more

Not a sigh for the blessing of rest

Verse 3:

To our bountiful Father above

We will offer our tribute of praise

For the glorious gift of His love

And the blessings that hallow our days