Heaven Holds All to Me

Earth holds no treasures but perish with using

Author: Tillit S. Teddlie
Tune: [Earth holds no treasures but perish with using]
Published in 61 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Earth holds no treasures but perish with using,
However precious they be;
Yet there’s a country to which I am going,
Heaven holds all to me.

Heaven holds all to me,
Brighter its glory will be;
Joy without measure will be my treasure,
Heaven holds all to me.

2 Out on the hill of that wonderful country,
Happy, contented and free,
Loved ones are waiting and watching my coming,
Heaven holds all to me. [Chorus]

3 Why should I long for the world with its sorrows,
When in that home o’er the sea,
Millions are singing the wonderful story,
Heaven holds all to me. [Chorus]

Source: The New Wonderful Songs for Work and Worship #66

Author: Tillit S. Teddlie

Tillit Sidney Teddlie was born on June 3, 1885 at Swan, Texas. He was a leader in the Churches of Christ denomination in the 20th Century. In addition to singing schools which he taught for 61 years, he also preached and taught across Texas and the southwest. For one period of time (two years) he sang only with Foy E. Wallace, Jr., (a well-known, conservative Churches of Christ preacher around World War II) while they conducted meetings across the country. Teddlie was honored by many people in many places. On June 2, 1985, 630 churches across the land proclaimed Sunday “Tillit S. Teddlie Day” and sang his songs. Teddlie had composed 130 songs and published 14 song books. One of his song books, "Golden Harvest Hymns" included 100 of… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Earth holds no treasures but perish with using
Title: Heaven Holds All to Me
Author: Tillit S. Teddlie
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Heaven holds all to me
Copyright: Public Domain



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