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I Am Going to That City

I am going to that city, Where with loved ones I shall dwell

Author: R. E. Winsett
Tune: [I am going to that city]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I am going to that city,
Where with loved ones I shall dwell;
In that home thro’ countless ages,
We shall never say farewell.

Refrain:
I am going home to glory,
To the city of our King;
To behold our blest Redeemer,
And His praises ever sing.

2 In that home of joy eternal,
Where the streets are paved with gold;
Where the flowers bloom forever,
And the saints never grow old. [Refrain]

3 In that home there’ll be no sorrow,
No more sickness, death nor pain;
No farewell words will be spoken,
When redeemed ones meet again. [Refrain]

4 Soon our Lord will come in glory,
And will gather us all home;
To His house of many mansions,
From which we will never roam. [Refrain]

Source: Soul Inspiring Songs #7

Author: R. E. Winsett

Robert Emmett Winsett (January 15, 1876 — June 26, 1952 (aged 76) was an American composer and publisher of Gospel music. Winsett was born in Bledsoe County, Tennessee, and graduated from the Bowman Normal School of Music in 1899. He founded his own publishing company in 1903, and his first publication, Winsett's Favorite Songs, quickly became popular among the Baptist and Pentecostal churches of the American South. Pentecostal Power followed in 1907; that year Winsett completed postgraduate work at a conservatory. He married Birdie Harris in 1908, and had three sons and two daughters with her. He settled in Fort Smith, Arkansas, continuing to compose gospel songs, of which he would write over 1,000 in total. He became a minister… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I am going to that city, Where with loved ones I shall dwell
Title: I Am Going to That City
Author: R. E. Winsett
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I am going home to glory
Copyright: Public Domain

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Songs of Spiritual Power; Songs that Win #d45

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Soul Inspiring Songs #7

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