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1000. When We Get Home

1 We are bound for the mansions of glory,
In that beautiful city of gold,
Where, beholding the face of our Savior,
It will fill us with rapture untold.

Refrain:
When we get home we’ll shout and sing
The praises of our Redeemer and King,
And make the heavenly arches ring
With the songs of home, sweet home.

2 ’Tis the kingdom we have now within us,
It is peace, it is comfort and joy,
And a hope in our blessed Redeemer,
Which the tempter can never destroy. [Refrain]

3 The Redeemer has wonderful power,
He is leading us on every day,
And if gladly we follow each moment,
He will keep us from wand’ring away. [Refrain]

4 We are dead to the world and its pleasure,
Our affections are centered above,
Where we own such a wonderful treasure,
’Tis a home in the city of love. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: We are bound for the mansions of glory
Title: When We Get Home
Author: Luella B. Henry (1890)
Meter: 10.9.10.9.8.10.9.7
Scripture: Revelation 14:3
Topic: Anticipation
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/When_We_Get_Home); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Hymnal of the Church of God, 1953 (469); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (380); The Gospel Trumpet Company
Refrain First Line: When we get home we’ll shout and sing
Tune Information
Name: [We are bound for the mansions of glory]
Composer: C. Z. Lindley (1890)
Meter: 10.9.10.9.8.10.9.7
Key: B♭ Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/When_We_Get_Home); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Hymnal of the Church of God, 1953 (469); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (380); The Gospel Trumpet Company






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