How long? Not long before I reach the promised land, How long? Not long before I make it to the Kingdom. Just a few more weary days before I reach the promised land. There to sing His endless praise, I'm on my way to the Kingdom. Trials may seem hard sometimes before I reach the promised land. But there eternally sublime, Yes, when I make it to the Kingdom. Troubles cannot last always before you reach the promised land. So lift your head and count the days before you make it to the Kingdom. How long? Not long...
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- by Shelton L. Becton (b. 1953/54), "How Long? Not Long!", published 1999 [ voice and piano ] [sung text checked 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Garrett Medlock [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2020-11-17
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