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I Go To Heaven, There Is My Home

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1 I go to heaven, there is my home,
There is no sin and no sorrow,
There is the city that shall become
My blest abode of to-morrow.

2 There is the joy I on earth have missed,
There is the hope that was fleeting,
And there my Lord and my Savior blest
The host of pilgrims is greeting.

3 I hasten on to my home on high,
With joy and gladness proceeding,
Although from weakness I oft must sigh
When wounded severely are bleeding.

4 I go to heaven, there is my home,
There is no sorrow, nor weeping,
There is the city where saints shall roam
And henceforth dwell in God's keeping.

Source: Hymnal for Church and Home (2nd ed.) #337

Author: J. Levinsen

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Translator: P. C. Paulsen

Paul Christian Paulsen was born on March 26, 1881, in Alstrup, Jutland, Denmark. He emigrated to America in 1904, was ordained in 1911, and served as a Lutheran pastor in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, California, and Alberta, Canada. He died on July 26, 1948. NN, Hymnary Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I go to heaven, there is my home
Title: I Go To Heaven, There Is My Home
Danish Title: Jeg gaar til Himlen, der er mit Hjem
Author: J. Levinsen
Translator: P. C. Paulsen
Meter: 9.8.9.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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