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720. Happy the Home When God Is There

1 Happy the home when God is there,
and love fills ev'ry breast:
when one their wish, and one their prayer,
and one their heav'nly rest.

2 Happy the home where Jesus' name
is sweet to ev'ry ear;
where children early lisp his fame,
and parents hold him dear.

3 Happy the home where prayer is heard,
and praise is wont to rise,
where parents love the sacred Word,
that makes us truly wise.

4 Lord, let us in our homes agree,
this blessed peace to gain;
unite our hearts in love to thee,
and love to all will reign.

Text Information
First Line: Happy the home when God is there
Title: Happy the Home When God Is There
Author: Henry Ware, Jr., 1794-1843 (Alt.)
Meter: C.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1990
Topic: Special Topics: Marriage and the Home; Family Worship; Unity of Believers
Tune Information
Composer: Lowell Mason (1832)
Meter: C.M.
Key: D Major

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