Sweet Beulah Land

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This is the Southern gospel song by Squire Parsons; inspired by the gospel hymn "Beulah Land" by Edgar Page Stites, see Beulah Land.

Beulah Land I'm longing for you,
and someday on thee I'll stand.
There my home shall be eternal.
Beulah Land, Sweet Beulah land

The Southern gospel song Sweet Beulah Land, was written and composed by Squire Parsons in 1973. Parsons recorded it in 1979. It became the number one Southern Gospel single and received the Singing News Fan Awards for Song of the Year (as popularized by Squire Parsons and The Kingsmen) in 1981. It has been recorded by several other artists, including Carroll Roberson, The Chuck Wagon Gang, and the Gaither Homecoming Choir.

Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress gives the following definition of the term Land of Beulah: "the peaceful land in which the pilgrim awaits the call to the Celestial City".[1]


  1. ^ Dictionary.reference.com

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