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The many mansions

How oft our souls are lifted up

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [How oft our souls are lifted up]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 How oft our souls are lifted up,
When clouds are dark and drear,
For Jesus comes, and kindly speaks
These loving words of cheer.

Refrain:
“In my Father’s house are many mansions;
If it were not so I would have told you;
In my Father’s house are many mansions,
I go to prepare a place for you!”

2 How oft amid our daily toil,
With anxious care oppressed,
We hear again the precious word
That tells of joy and rest: [Refrain]

3 Oh, may our faith in Him be strong,
Who feels our ev’ry care.
And will for us— as He hath said—
A place in heav’n prepare! [Refrain]

4 Then let us work, and watch, and pray,
Relying on the love
Of Him who now prepares a place
For us in heav’n above. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Hymns No. 6 #86

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Mrs. J. B. Thresher, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of Joh… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How oft our souls are lifted up
Title: The many mansions
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: In my Father's house are many mansions

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Christian Endeavor Edition of Gospel Hymns No. 6 #86

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Gospel Hymns No. 6 #86

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Gospel Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined #323

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