I Long for that Beautiful Home

I long for that beautiful, beautiful home

Author: Elizabeth B. Miller
Tune: [I long for that beautiful, beautiful home]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I long for that beautiful, beautiful home,
Where God in His glory now sits on His throne,
Where saints in pure worship before Him do bend,
And glad hallelujahs its wide portals rend.

Home beautiful home,
Bright, beautiful home,
I long for the peace and the glad sweet release
Of that home, beautiful home.

2 I long for that beautiful home now on high,
Where sorrow and sighing can never draw nigh,
Where naught that defileth can e’er enter in,
And I shall be free from the temptings of sin. [Chorus]

3 At home on that shining and beautiful shore,
Life’s troubles and trials can reach me no more;
The toil and the care of the heat of the day
To rest and sweet peace shall forever give way. [Chorus]

4 The crucified, risen and glorified Son,
I’ll meet in that bright and that beautiful home,
With joy I shall shout as with angels I sing,
All glory to God and to Jesus our King. [Chorus]

Source: Melodies of Salvation: a collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs #219

Author: Elizabeth B. Miller

Elizabeth B. Miller was the first wife of Oscar A. Miller, and she frequently collaborated with him in musical works. They were married in Nebraska in September 1896, during their time as students at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. Mrs. Miller died on Feb. 10, 1917. Myrna Layton (Oscar A. Miller researcher) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I long for that beautiful, beautiful home
Title: I Long for that Beautiful Home
Author: Elizabeth B. Miller
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Home, beautiful home
Copyright: Public Domain



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Hymns of Faith and Praise #162

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Melodies of Salvation #219

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