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My home is there

Above the waves of earthly strife

Author: Mary A. Kidder
Tune: [Above the waves of earthly strife]
Published in 26 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Above the waves of earthly strife,
Above the ills and cares of life,
Where all is peaceful, bright and fair,
My home is there, my home is there.

My beautiful home, my beautiful home,
In the land where the glorified ever shall roam,
Where angels bright wear crowns of light,
My home is there, my home is there.

2 Away from sorrow, doubt and pain,
Away from worldly loss and gain,
From all temptation, tears and care;
My home is there, my home is there. [Refrain]

3 Beyond the bright and pearly gates,
Where Jesus, loving Savior, waits,
Where all is peaceful, bright and fair;
My home is there, my home is there. [Refrain]

Source: The Bright Array #148

Author: Mary A. Kidder

Born: March 16, 1820, Boston, Massachusetts. Died: November 25, 1905, Chelsea, Massachusetts. Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, Massachusetts. Kidder, Mary Ann, née Pepper, who was born in Boston, Massachusetts, March 16, 1820, is the author of "Lord, I care not for riches" (Name in the Book of Life desired), and "We shall sleep, but not for ever" (Hope of the Resurrection), both of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Above the waves of earthly strife
Title: My home is there
Author: Mary A. Kidder
Refrain First Line: My beautiful home



Instances (1 - 26 of 26)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Chapel Melodies #8Page Scan
Christian Songs: for the Sunday School #124Page Scan
English and German Gospel Songs, or The Ebenezer Hymnal #d4
Fresh Laurels for the Sabbath School, A new and extensive collection of music and hymns. Prepared expressly for the Sabbath Schools, Etc. #94Page Scan
Gems of Song: for the Sunday School #102Page Scan
Heavenly Recruit Praise Hymns #d4
Hymns for the use of the Sabbath School of the Second Reformed Church, Albany N. Y. #173Page Scan
Hymns of Praise, with Tunes: selected for use in Sunday school, prayer meeting, and home circle #208Page Scan
New Standard Singer #d7
New Standard Singer, Pt. 1-7 #d7
Praise Hymns and Full Salvation Songs #80Page Scan
Rescue songs: words and music with standard selections #122Page Scan
Salvation Army Music #d3
Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations: a collection of psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with music for chuch services, prayer and conference meetings, religious conventions, and family worship. #638Page Scan
Sunday School Hymns of the Second Baptist Church ... Germantown #d2
The Alleluia: a collection of hymns and tunes for the church scool, and the mid-week meeting #46Page Scan
The Best of All: complete #116Page Scan
The Bright Array #148TextAudioPage Scan
The Clariona #d3
The Eclectic Sabbath School Hymn Book #223Page Scan
The Gospel Alarm #d3
The Jewel: a selection of hymns and tunes for the Sabbath school, designed as a supplement to "The Gem" #64Page Scan
The Song Book of the Salvation Army #d11
The Song Evangel #d2
Warrior Songs for the White Cavalry. 2nd ed. #d5
Warrior Songs for the White Cavalry. 3rd ed. #d7
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