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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

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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.

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