3243. Jerusalem, Jerusalem

1. Jerusalem, Jerusalem,
Thou city ever blest,
Within thy portals first I find
My safety, peace and rest.
Here dangers always threaten me,
My days in strife are spent,
And labor, sorrow, worry, grief,
I find at best their strength.

2. No wonder, then, that I do long
O blessèd home, for thee,
Where I shall find a resting place,
From sin and sorrow free;
Where tears and weeping are no more,
Nor death, nor pain, nor night,
For former things are passed way,
And darkness turned to light.

3. Now all for me has lost its charm
Which by the world is praised,
Since on the cross, through faith, I saw
My Savior Jesus raised;
My goal is fixed, one thing I ask,
Whate’er the cost may be,
Jerusalem, Jerusalem,
Soon to arrive in thee.

Text Information
First Line: Jerusalem, Jerusalem
Title: Jerusalem, Jerusalem
Swedish Title: Jerusalem, Jerusalem som ovan der er bygt
Author: Karolina W. Sandell-Berg (1861)
Meter: CMD
Language: English
Source: Translator unknown
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: The words were reportedly inspired by the hymn "Jerusalem My Happy Home."
Tune Information
Name: JERUSALEM (Purday)
Composer: Charles Henry Purday, 1799-1885
Meter: CMD
Incipit: 55435 43243 16217
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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