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Will you break the circle

How often you think of your home

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [How often you think of your home]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 How often you think of your home,
Of the days gone by,
Of those who have passed from your view,
To a better home on high.

Refrain:
Will the circle in heaven be broken by you, by you?
The Saviour the message has spoken,
And sinner, it is true.
He’s gone to prepare you a mansion in heaven so fair,
But if you repent not, O sinner,
You cannot enter there;
Will you not come,
Will you not come?
Let not the circle be broken
Of loved ones at home.

2 That mother who taught you to pray,
You cannot forget;
She’s watching today for her child,
And is praying for you yet. [Refrain]

3 The circle you knew upon earth,
Cannot perfect be;
Until you shall enter the gate,
That is open now for thee. [Refrain]

4 And greater than all of the rest;
Is your Saviour’s love
He died on the cross for your soul,
And is waiting you above. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Pentecost #28

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles (1868-1946) Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1868, Lake­hurst, New Jer­sey. Died: March 10, 1946, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Buried: Hill­crest Me­mor­i­al Park, Sew­ell, New Jer­sey. Pseudonym: A. A. Payn. Miles at­tende­d the Phil­a­del­phia Coll­ege of Phar­ma­cy and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1892, he aban­don­ed his ca­reer as a phar­ma­cist and wrote his first Gos­pel song, “List ’Tis Je­sus’ Voice” which was pub­lished by the Hall-Mack Com­pa­ny. He served as ed­i­tor and man­a­ger at the Hall-Mack pub­lish­ers for 37 years. In his own words: It is as a writ­er of gos­pel songs I am proud to be known, for in that way I may be of the most… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How often you think of your home
Title: Will you break the circle
Author: C. Austin Miles
Refrain First Line: Will the circle in heaven be broken by you



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