1119. The Home of the Soul

1 Let us sing a sweet song of the home of the soul,
The glorious place of our rest;
It is not far away in the heavens untold,
But deep in the Infinite breast.

Refrain:
I’m at home, blessed home,
I am safe in the bosom Divine;
Oh, the home of the soul,
Thy heaven of glory is mine.

2 He that dwelleth in love ever dwelleth in God,
Sweet home never clouded by fears;
And this heaven of love is our native abode
Through time and eternity’s years. [Refrain]

3 We are only at home in the bosom of God,
On earth or in heaven above;
Everyone who would enter must pass through the blood,
And reign in the kingdom of love. [Refrain]

4 Do not venture the hope that is waiting for death
To waft you to comfort and peace;
There’s no rest for a soul, in this world or above,
Not saved in the Father’s embrace. [Refrain]

5 We will enter no door that is opened by men
Who promise a home for the soul;
For in Christ we abide in the church that will stand
While ages eternally roll. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Let us sing a sweet song of the home of the soul
Title: The Home of the Soul
Author: Daniel S. Warner
Meter: 12.8.12.8 R
Scripture: Psalm 90:1
Topic: Abiding
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Home_of_the_Soul); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Hymnal of the Church of God, 1953 (103); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (30); The Gospel Trumpet Comp
Refrain First Line: I’m at home, blessed home
Tune Information
Name: [Let us sing a sweet song of the home of the soul]
Composer: Andrew L. Byers (1900)
Meter: 12.8.12.8 R
Key: A♭ Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Home_of_the_Soul); The Gospel Trumpet Company, Hymnal of the Church of God, 1953 (103); Faith Publishing House, Evening Light Songs, 1949, edited 1987 (30); The Gospel Trumpet Comp



Media
MIDI file: The_Home_of_the_Soul.mid
(http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/The_Home_of_the_Soul)




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