The heavenly place

How oft there comes to me the thought

Author: R. F. Lehman
Tune: [How oft there comes to me the tho't]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 How oft there comes to me the thought
That soon life’s work will all be wrought,
And then, with Jesus, I will be
In that blest place prepared for me.

Though all unworthy of His grace,
He hath for me prepared a place,
He saved me and He’ll make me meet
To enter Heav’n and there my God to greet.

2 The glories of that blessed place
Inspire me to pursue my race;
The loved ones waiting over there
But urge me on their joys to share. [Refrain]

3 On earth, there’s no abiding thing;
But there, eternal praise will ring.
The wonders of His love and grace,
For e’er shall fill the heavenly place. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #19

Author: R. F. Lehman

R. Frank Lehman, 1859-1931 Born: June 21, 1859, Pennsylvania. Died: February 10, 1931. Buried: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lehman’s parents were Robert Jones Lehman and Louisa Weber Lehman. His works include: Uplifted Voices, with Adam Geibel (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Geibel & Lehman, 1901) World-Wide Hosannas, with Adam Geibel (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Geibel & Lehman, 1904) Hymns of the Kingdom, with Adam Geibel et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Geibel & Lehman, 1905)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How oft there comes to me the thought
Title: The heavenly place
Author: R. F. Lehman
Refrain First Line: Though all unworthy of his grace
Copyright: Public Domain



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Consecrated Hymns #69

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Hymns of the Kingdom #31

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Uplifted Voices #19

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