Beyond

I have a home beyond the silent river

Author: Leigh M. Hodges
Tune: [I have a Home beyond the silent river]
Published in 4 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I have a Home beyond the silent river,
Where loved ones wait to welcome me some day;
I have a Guide to lead me safely over,
When I have reached the ending of earth's way.

Ref:
I have a Home, a Home beyond the river,
I have a resting place all love and peace;
I have a Home, a Home beyond the river,
Blest Home beyond, where toil and tears shall cease.

2 I have a Friend who e'er awaits my coming,
He stands with arms outstretched to fold me in;
And spite my woes and weariness of raoming,
He'll greet me with the love that bore my sin. [Refrain]

3 With Home and Friend beyond the silent river,
How fair will be the day that knows no night!
How sweet will be the songs I sing forever,
Eternally in God's all-gracious sight. [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Gospel Songs #101

Author: Leigh M. Hodges

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Text Information

First Line: I have a home beyond the silent river
Title: Beyond
Author: Leigh M. Hodges
Refrain First Line: I have a home, a home beyond the river
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #12715
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #12715

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