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42. The Home Over There

1 Oh, think of the home over there,
By the side of the river of light,
Where the saints, all immortal and fair,
Are robed in their garments of white.

Refrain:
Over there, over there,
Oh, think of the home over there.

2 Oh, think of the friends over there,
Who before us the journey have trod,
Of the songs that they breathe on the air,
In their home in the palace of God.
[Refrain]

3 My Savior is now over there,
There my kindred and friends are at rest;
Then away from my sorrow and care,
Let me fly to the land of the blest.
[Refrain]

4 I'll soon be at home over there,
For the end of my journey I see;
Many dear to my heart, over there,
Are watching and waiting for me.
[Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Oh, think of the home over there
Title: The Home Over There
Publication Date: 1884
Refrain First Line: Over there, over there
Tune Information
Name: [Oh, think of the home over there]
Key: A Major



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