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794. Jerusalem, Jerusalem

1 Jerusalem, Jerusalem,
When shall I come to thee?
When shall my sorrows have an end?
Thy joys when shall I see?

2 When shall these eyes Thy heav'n-built walls
And pearly gates behold,
Thy bulwarks with salvation strong
And streets of shining fold?

3 Oh, when, thou city of my God,
Shall I thy courts ascend?
Where evermore the angels sing,
The Sabbath has no end.

4 O Christ, do Thou my soul prepare
For that bright home of love
That I may see Thee and adore
With all Thy saints above.

Text Information
First Line: Jerusalem, Jerusalem
Title: Jerusalem, Jerusalem
Author: F. B. P., 16th cent. (abr. alt.)
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2007
Topic: Christ's Return
Tune Information
Meter: CM
Key: F Major
Source: American folk tune
Copyright: Setting © 1998 Concordia Publishing House

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