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Singing on the homeward way

A thought now fills my heart with gladness

Author: Albert C. Fischer
Tune: [A thought now fills my heart with gladness]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 A thought now fills my heart with gladness,
I'm thinking of the happy day
When Jesus took away my sadness;
I'm singing on the homeward way.

Chorus:
I'm singing o'er and o'er the story,
I'm singing of His love each day;
I'm singing of His grace and glory,
I'm singing on the homeward way.

2 Tho' many trials overtake me,
And foes would fill me with dismay,
I look to Him who won't forsake me:
I'm singing on the homeward way. [Chorus]

3 To Jesus I shall e'er be loyal,
And say what He would have me say;
I'll proudly wave His banner royal--
I'm singing on the homeward way. [Chorus]

4 My soul's best love to Him is given,
And till the dawning of that day,
When I shall see His face in heaven,
I'm singing on the homeward way. [Chorus]

Source: Victory Songs: For the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services. #112

Author: Albert C. Fischer

Born: March 10, 1886, New Berne, North Carolina. Died: February 6, 1946, Dallas, Texas. Buried: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Texas. Fisher attended Fort Worth University and Polytechnic College, Fort Worth, Texas; Vanderbilt University; Southern Methodist University; and earned his Doctor of Divinity degree at Asbury College, Kentucky. He moved to Fort Worth in 1908, and for a decade served as a general evangelist for the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. In World War I, he was a military chaplain. After the war, he worked in the East Oklahoma Conference and (beginning in 1944), the North Texas Conference. His works include: Best Revival Songs (Nashville, Tennessee: The Cokesbury Press, 1924) (music editor) © The Cybe… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A thought now fills my heart with gladness
Title: Singing on the homeward way
Author: Albert C. Fischer
Refrain First Line: I'm singing o'er and o'er
Copyright: Public Domain

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