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The Glorious Prospect

Amid the hours that rapid fly

Author: Phoebe A. Hanaford
Published in 18 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Amid the hours that rapid fly,
Amid the flow’rs that soon must die,
Amid our tears while here we roam,
How sweet the thought we’re going home.

Going home, going home,
How sweet the thought we’re going home.

2 We’ll cling to Jesus in the hour
When sin and Satan use their power,
And murmur not when sorrows come,
For by and by we’re going home. [Chorus]

3 No dying groans shall there be heard,
And we shall speak no parting word;
O sinner, to the Saviour come,
And join the band that’s going home. [Chorus]

Source: Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #99a

Author: Phoebe A. Hanaford

Hanaford, Phoebe A., née Coffin, daughter of George F. Coffin, was born at Nantucket Island, May 6, 1829. Mrs. Hanaford is an Universalist, and one of their recognized ministers. Her hymn "Cast thy bread upon the waters" (Work and Wait), is in the Laudes Domini, N.Y., 1884, and other American collections. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Amid the hours that rapid fly
Title: The Glorious Prospect
Author: Phoebe A. Hanaford
Refrain First Line: Going home, going home



Instances (1 - 18 of 18)
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Beulah Songs #87

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Good Tidings #B12

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Gospel Praise Book. #99a

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Gospel Praise Book #99a

Kind Words #d5

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Kind Words #91

Our New Book for Sunday Schools, Prayer, Praise and Gospel Meetings #d3

Our Song Wreath #d2

Song-Flowers #d3

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The Devotional Chimes #133

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The Eclectic Sabbath School Hymn Book #172

The Eureka Star #d4

The Gem of Gems #d11

The Pilgrim's Harp #d6

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Vestry Chimes #18

Work and Worship #d6

Wreath of Praise #d7

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