1 Jerusalem, my happy home,
When shall I with you be?
When shall my sorrows have an end?
Your joys when shall I see?
2 Your saints are crowned with glory great;
They see God face to face;
They triumph still, they still rejoice:
In that most holy place.
3 There David stands with harp in hand
As master of the choir:
Ten thousand time that we were blest
That might this music hear.
4 Our Lady sings Magnificat
With tune surpassing sweet;
And all the virgins join the song
While sitting at her feet.
5 There Magdalene has left her tears,
And cheerfully does sing
With blessed saints, whose harmony
In every street does ring.
6 Jerusalem, Jerusalem,
God grant that I may see
Your endless joy, and of the same
Partaker ever be!
|First Line:||Jerusalem, my happy home|
|Title:||Jerusalem, My Happy Home|
|Author:||Joseph Bromehead, 1747-1826|
|Topic:||Funeral; Comfort; Courage(6 more...)|
|Name:||LAND OF REST|
|Harmonizer:||Richard Proulx, b. 1937|
|Copyright:||© 1975, GIA Publications, Inc.|
|Jerusalem, My Happy Home||Hymns for Handbells, Vol. 1||EARLY AMERICAN FOLK HYMNS FOR ORGAN (A Collected Edition)||O THOUS WHO THIS MYSTERIOUS BREAD (United Methodist Hymnal 613)|
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