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445. Happy the Home When God Is There

1. Happy the home when God is there,
and love fills every breast;
when one their wish, and one their prayer,
and one their heavenly rest.

2. Happy the home where Jesus' name
is sweet to every ear;
where children early speak 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
and all its wisdom prize.

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. (1846)
Publication Date: 1989
Meter: CM
Topic: Sanctifiying and Perfecting Grace: Social Holiness; Children; Home and Family
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: ST. AGNES
Composer: John B. Dykes (1866)
Meter: CM
Key: G Major



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