The Homeland of my Soul

Beyond the dusky ocean

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [Beyond the dusky ocean]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Beyond the dusky ocean,
Where solemn waters roll,
There is a country glad and bright,
The homeland of my soul.

Refrain:
O homeland, dear homeland,
O happy sinless shore;
Beyond the tide I shall abide,
Safe there forevermore.

2 Beyond the shadows falling,
So soon on life’s brief day,
My soul shall pass into a light,
That never fades away. [Refrain]

3 Beyond the pain and sorrow,
Which often comes to me,
My soul shall have a peace divine,
Thro’ all eternity. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #117

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Beyond the dusky ocean
Title: The Homeland of my Soul
Author: Jennie Wilson
Refrain First Line: O homeland, dear homeland
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