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Have you heard of that heavenly home

Have you heard of that heavenly home

Author: William C. Martin
Tune: [Have you heard of that heavenly home]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Have you heard of that heavenly home,
Just beyond the rough wilds there we roam.
Where the angels of light,
And the saints robed in white,
Lift their voices in song ‘round the throne?

Where Jesus is waiting for me,
Where Jesus is waiting for me,
In those mansions so fair
He has gone to prepare,
Where Jesus is waiting for me.

2 How I long for that beautiful home,
Just beyond the dark vale and the tomb!
For my loved ones are there
In those palaces fair,
They are waiting for me by the throne. [Refrain]

3 I will welcome the dawn of the day,
When the trumpet shall call me away
To my sweet, peaceful rest,
In the home of the blest,
In the light of that radiant throne. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's New Revival Hymnal: as used at the Torrey-Alexander meetings #98

Author: William C. Martin

William C. Martin (1864-1914) Born: De­cem­ber 25, 1864, Hights­town, New Jer­sey. Died: Au­gust 30, 1914, Ri­al­to, Flor­i­da. Buried: Fort My­ers, Flor­i­da. Martin was pas­tor of the Grace Bap­tist Church (for­mer­ly Cra­mer’s Hill), Cam­den, New Jer­sey (1891-4); No­ank Bap­tist Church, Noank, Con­nec­ti­cut (1894-1900); Grace Bap­tist Church, Som­er­ville, Mass­a­chu­setts (near Bos­ton; at the time of his ar­rival there it was noted he was from “Bluff­ton, In­di­a­na”); and the First Bap­tist Church in Ft. My­ers, Flor­i­da, from 1912 un­til his death. Music: MELMORE http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/r/t/martin_wc.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Have you heard of that heavenly home
Author: William C. Martin
Refrain First Line: Where Jesus is waiting


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