At the Homecoming of The Ransomed

At the homecoming of the ransomed

Author: L. E. Jones
Tune: [At the homecoming of the ransomed]
Published in 1 hymnal

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Representative Text

At the homecoming of the ransomed,
When the saints march thro' the gates so fair;
At the homecoming of the ransomed,
Hallelujah! I'll be there!

Source: Tabernacle Hymns: Number Four: a choice collection of hymns and songs for every religious use #319

Author: L. E. Jones

Lewis Edgar Jones USA 1865-1936. Born in Yates City, IL, his family moved near Davenport, IA, where he lived on a farm until age 21. He went into business for awhile, and attended the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. He was a classmate of evangelist, Billy Sunday. After graduating, he worked for the YMCA in Davenport, IA; Fort Worth, TX (1915, as general secretary); and Santa Barbara, CA (1925 as general secretary). Hymn writing was his avocation, and he wrote 200+, advising that many came from pastors’ sermons. He married Lora May Wright (1872-1950), and they had a daughter, Frances Ellen (1897-1982). He died in Santa Barbara, CA. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: At the homecoming of the ransomed
Title: At the Homecoming of The Ransomed
Author: L. E. Jones
Notes: Chorus of the hymn: I’ll Be There (When the saved shall meet on the golden street)


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Tabernacle Hymns #319

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