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Tempted and tried we're oft made to wonder
Why it should be thus all the day long
While there are others living about us
Never molested though in the wrong

Farther along we'll know all about it
Farther along we'll understand why
Cheer up my brother live in the sunshine
We'll understand it all by and by

When death has come and taken our loved ones
It leaves our home so lonely and drear
And then do we wonder why others prosper
Living so wicked year after year

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When we see Jesus coming in glory
When he comes down from his home in the sky
Then we shall meet him in that bright mansion
We'll understand it all by and by

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Yeah we'll understand it all by and by

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  • U
    UnregisteredJul 11, 2012 at 5:32 am
    It shows the struggles of the faithful ones, then the good part comes in and jesus whispers to us that it's ok, all will be revealed and we will understand it all by and by
  • U
    UnregisteredMay 4, 2012 at 5:47 pm
    My husband has just been diagnosed with stage 3 rectal cancer. While right now we don't understand this we know god does.
  • U
    UnregisteredApr 18, 2012 at 3:45 am
    As we grow closer and closer to god. We begin to see clearer and clearer why god takes us down the paths that he takes us.
  • U
    UnregisteredApr 17, 2012 at 3:21 pm
    We don't always know why things happen in our lives or even in this world, but we do know it is all in gods perfect plan. Someday in heaven we will see and understand what we are unable to understand now.
  • U
    UnregisteredDec 5, 2011 at 1:37 pm
    We go through this life sometimes feeling that we have no god on our side. Life is bitter and their seems to be no suitable solution. But when we see jesus all will be well.

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