How sweet will be the welcome home

How sweet will be the welcome home

Author: Mary A. Kidder
Published in 31 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 How sweet will be the welcome home
When this short life is o’er,
When pain and sorrow, care and grief,
Shall dwell with us no more.

Then palms of victory, crowns of glory,
Palms of victory we shall wear.

2 When we that bright and heav’nly land,
With spirit eyes shall see,
And join the holy angel band,
In praise, dear Lord of Thee. [Refrain]

3 O may we live while here below,
In view of that blest day,
When God’s bright angels shall come down,
To bear our souls away. [Refrain]

4 When we shall walk the golden streets,
In garments white and pure;
And sing an endless song of Him
Who made our souls secure. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 2 #131

Author: Mary A. Kidder

Born: March 16, 1820, Boston, Massachusetts. Died: November 25, 1905, Chelsea, Massachusetts. Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, Massachusetts. Kidder, Mary Ann, née Pepper, who was born in Boston, Massachusetts, March 16, 1820, is the author of "Lord, I care not for riches" (Name in the Book of Life desired), and "We shall sleep, but not for ever" (Hope of the Resurrection), both of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How sweet will be the welcome home
Author: Mary A. Kidder
Refrain First Line: The welcome home



Instances (1 - 31 of 31)
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A Selection of Hymns #53

Beautiful Songs of Heaven #d27

Best of All Songs #d31

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Book of Praise for the Sunday School #195[327]

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Bradbury's Golden Shower of S.S. Melodies #33

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Christian Songs #147

Complete Christian Hymnal #d59

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Crowning Day No. 2 #131

Everlasting Praises No. 2 #d44

Everlasting Praises No. 4 #d39

Gathered Jewels, No.2 #d56

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Gospel Carols #190

Gospel Songs No. 2 #d46

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Hymns of Praise, with Tunes #153

Kingdom Songs No. 2 #d69

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New Melodies of Praise #63

New Starry Crown for the Sabbath School #d18

Our Leader #d41

Our New Book for Sunday Schools, Prayer, Praise and Gospel Meetings #d25

Our Song Wreath #d10

Sacred Melodies #d53

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Sacred Selections for the Church #369

The Bible Harp #d106

The Clariona #d76

The Hymnal, a Collection of Gospel Songs and Hymns #d88

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The Jewel #51

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The New Golden Shower #33b

The New Wonderful Songs for Work and Worship #d69

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The Plymouth Sabbath School Collection of Hymns and Tunes #253

Thirty-Two Selected Songs #d12

Winning Voices Combined #d53

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