Farther On
Hymn Music from the ShapeNote Tradition

Farther On hymn music is one of the sweetest songs for a memorial service or funeral that you will ever find. 

Full of hope and promise, the melody and harmony are lovely and stirring. 

Offered here is a new piano arrangement, in the keys of D, Eb, F, and G.


Please scroll down the page for the links to the free downloadable PDFs.

Here is a closeup of page one, in the key of F:

Closeup of page one of the hymn Farther On in the key of F, for piano

Such beautiful words of hope are spoken in this song:

"As we travel through the desert, storms beset us by the way,
But beyond the river Jordan lies a field of endless day."

The chorus encourages believers to persevere, knowing God said, "I will never leave you, nor will I ever forsake you."  Joshua 1:5, Hebrews 13:5.

"Farther on, still go farther!  Count the milestones one by one;
Jesus will forsake you never.  It is better farther on."

Here is a closeup of the bottom of page one:

Farther On hymn in the key of D for piano, bottom of page one

And here is what the top of page two looks like, in the key of Eb.

Farther On hymn piano music, page two, in the key of E flat.

The long broken chord at the end of each chorus also serves as a rhythmic inducement for a congregation to jump back into the beginning of the next verse.  


You know how sometimes a hymn or worship chorus fails to supply a strong signal to the congregation?  I hope that will not be the case with this arrangement.





The links to the piano music:


Download Farther On hymn music for piano in the key of D


Download the funeral hymn in the key of Eb


Download Farther On in the key of F


Download this lovely hymn in the key of G






Thank you for visiting!


Recent Articles

  1. The Parable of the Sparrow: The Present Life of Man

    The parable of the sparrow is an ancient story wherein a noble of Northumbria likens man's brief life to the flight of a sparrow into a hall & out again.

    Read More

  2. We Are Not Fighting Against Flesh & Blood Enemies

    "We are not fighting against flesh and blood enemies" is a warning given by Paul in the Bible.This dramatic song will help you learn this verse well!

    Read More

  3. Queen Esther in the Bible: Sing a Song That Tells the Whole Story

    Queen Esther in the Bible is famous for her beauty and brilliance. This very long & dramatic song tells the true story of how she saved her people.

    Read More

  4. What Child Is This Lyrics, Chords, & Sheet Music

    What Child Is This lyrics, chords, & sheet music with the original words. A beautiful intermediate piano arrangement, & lead sheets & guitar tabs.

    Read More

  5. Seek the Lord & His Strength: Psalm 105:4 in Song

    Seek the Lord and his strength is a quiet song about seeking God's presence. In times of sorrow, and of fear... seek Him when the soul needs peace.

    Read More

  6. All of Us Like Sheep Have Gone Astray - Isaiah 53:6 in Song

    All of Us Like Sheep Have Gone Astray - these are the words of Isaiah 53:6, describing how God laid the sins of us all on the Messiah. A musical setting.

    Read More

  7. The Kinsman Redeemer - a Song Tells the Redemption Story

    The "Kinsman Redeemer" song describes the Messiah who came not just as the Son of God, but as man, our "kinsman," like Boaz in the story of Ruth.

    Read More

  8. Extra-Terrestrial Origin: Where the Bible Comes From

    Extra-terrestrial origin: that is where God's message comes from! A fresh perspective and song for Sunday School kids, with free sheet music.

    Read More

  9. Joyful Joyful We Adore Thee New Sheet Music Arrangements

    Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee are the hymn words set to Beethoven's Ode to Joy music. Find two lovely & energetic new arrangements here, in 3 keys!

    Read More

  10. Just As I Am, Without One Plea Hymn Sheet Music

    Just As I Am is an old but beautiful hymn. Get a lovely arrangement for piano here to download.

    Read More

The Adventures of Tonsta is a book about a young lad traveling over mountains and fjords from village to village, encountering trolls and helping folk in distress. A good read-aloud.

The Adventures of Tonsta

A perfect read aloud storybook for little boys or girls. 

The Adventures of Tonsta highlight the travels of a very young Christian lad with a good heart, who goes about helping folk in trouble.  

With a red cap on his head and a sack of tools slung over his shoulder, Tonsta seems to meet people in distress wherever he goes.

Lots of trolls in this book.

Available at Amazon!