Our Sabbath home

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1 Dear Father bless us e’er we part
From this, our Sabbath home;
And may Thy boundless love be with
Us, everywhere we roam.

Refrain:
Our dear, dear, Sabbath home,
No matter where we roam,
God bless to us our Sunday School,
Beloved Sabbath home.

2 We pray Thee for Thy watchful care
Throughout the coming week,
At work, or play, at home, or school
May we Thy blessing seek. [Refrain]

3 And when another Sabbath day
Shall come by Heav’nly grace,
O Father grant that one and all
May meet in this dear place. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #97

Author: Adam Geibel

Born: September 15, 1855, Neuenheim, Germany. Died: August 3, 1933, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Though blinded by an eye infection at age eight, Geibel was a successful composer, conductor, and organist. Emigrating from Germany probably around 1864, he studied at the Philadelphia Institute for the Blind, and wrote a number of Gospel songs, anthems, cantatas, etc. He founded the Adam Geibel Music Company, later evolved into the Hall-Mack Company, and later merged to become the Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company. He was well known for secular songs like "Kentucky Babe" and "Sleep, Sleep, Sleep." In 1885, Geibel organized the J. B. Stetson Mission. He conducted the Stetson Chorus of Philadelphia, and from 1884-1901, was a music instructor at the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Dear Father bless us e'er we part
Title: Our Sabbath home
Author: Adam Geibel

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Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #97

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