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The Glad Home Coming

I am longing for the gathering of the ransomed over there

Author: Albert B. Simpson
Tune: [I am longing for the gathering of the ransomed over there]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I am longing for the gath’ring
Of the ransomed over there;
I am waiting for the coming
Of the Bridegroom in the air;
I am putting on the garments
Which the heav’nly bride shall wear;
For the glad home coming draweth nigh.

2 I am letting go the pleasures
And the treasures worldlings prize;
I am laying up my treasures
And ambitions in the skies;
I am setting my affections
Where there are no broken ties,
For the glad home coming draweth nigh.

3 I am hastening the coming
Of the Bridegroom in the air,
I am sending forth the Gospel
Of the Kingdom everywhere;
I am warning saints and sinners
For the summons to prepare,
For the glad home coming draweth nigh.

4 Oh! the joy of meeting Jesus
And the loved ones gone before;
Oh! the bliss when death and sorrow,
Sin and sickness come no more.
All my heart is turning ever
To that everlasting shore,
Where the glad home coming draweth nigh.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #14013

Author: Albert B. Simpson

Albert B. Simpson was the founder of The Christian and Missionary Alliance. Dianne Shapiro Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I am longing for the gathering of the ransomed over there
Title: The Glad Home Coming
Author: Albert B. Simpson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, the glad home coming
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #14013
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #14013

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