"It Is Better Further On" lyrics - THE CARTER FAMILY

"It Is Better Further On"

As we travel through the desert
Storms beset us by the way
But beyond the river Jordan
Lies a field of endless day

Further on still go further
Count the milestones one by one
Jesus will forsake you never
It is better further on

Oh my brother are you weary
Of the roughtness of the way?
Does your strength begin to fail you
And your vigor to decay?


At my grave oh still be singing
Though you weep for one that's gone
Sing it as we once did sing it
It is better further on.