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The Welcome Home

How sweet will be the welcome home

Author: Mary A. Kidder
Published in 36 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

Used pseudonym: Minnie Waters… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How sweet will be the welcome home
Title: The Welcome Home
Author: Mary A. Kidder
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The welcome home
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Church Gospel Songs and Hymns #245

Melodies of Love #92

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #626

Page Scan

Sacred Selections for the Church #369

Include 32 pre-1979 instances
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