Let Us Cross Over - for Stonewall Jackson

by Judy Rogers

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Kevin Lucas What a wonderful weaving of the life and death of one of God's great servants, T J Jackson! I saw the documentary and had to fast forward to see who did that wonderful song! Thank you so much! I have a new favorite!


Judy was asked by producer/videographer Brian Barkley to write a song based on Stonewall Jackson's dying words for his excellent documentary, Warriors of Honor - The Christian Faith and Character of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. This song also includes references to Gen. Jackson's favorite verse in the Bible, Rom. 8:28, and his desire to die on a sabbath, which he did, in God's providence. The DVD can be ordered on www.judyrogers.com


Let Us Cross Over

Let us cross over that shining river,
And rest 'neath the shade of the trees;
Fly away on a sabbath, O day of rest and gladness!
To all eternity, to all eternity!

Jesus, my Captain, my Savior calls me
To lay my weapons down
And exchange this tattered uniform
For a glorious robe and crown, a glorious robe and crown!

There is a promise, a sure foundation
On which, unshaken, I've stood --
That to those who love & serve the Lord,
He works all things all things for good,
He works all things for good.

Let us cross over that shining river,
My race on earth is run;
I have fought the good fight, finished my course,
The victory is won, the victory is won!!


released September 16, 2011
Judy Rogers - vocal & guitar
Jon Isaac Rogers - fiddle, mandolin


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Judy Rogers Haysi, Virginia

Judy Belcher Rogers, born in the Appalachian mountains of Southwest Va. (Haysi), writes, records, and has performed concerts for churches, camps, schools, and conferences across the United States, Canada, and England.

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