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Anywhere Is Home

Earthly wealth and fame may never come to me

Author: John M. Henson
Tune: [Earthly wealth and fame may never come to me]
Published in 20 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Earthly wealth and fame may never come to me,
And a palace fair here mine may never be;
But let come what may, if Christ for me doth care,
Anywhere is home, if He is only there.

Refrain:
Anywhere is home, let come and go what may;
Anywhere I roam, He keeps me all the way;
So for His dear sake, my cross I’ll meekly bear;
Anywhere is home, if Christ, my Lord, is there.

2 Oh, I’m tossed about and driven by the foe,
Sad within, without, wherever I may go;
But I press along, still looking up in prayer,
For it’s home, sweet home, if Christ is only there. [Refrain]

3 I will labor on till I am called away,
Till the morn shall dawn of that eternal day,
Looking unto Him who keeps me in His care;
Anywhere is home, if Christ, my Lord, is there. [Refrain]

Author: John M. Henson

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Text Information

First Line: Earthly wealth and fame may never come to me
Title: Anywhere Is Home
Author: John M. Henson
Meter: 11.11.11.11 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Anywhere is home

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Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Sacred Selections for the Church #202

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Timeless Truths #1070

Include 18 pre-1979 instances
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