My Home Above

I love to think of my home above

Tune: MY HOME ABOVE
Published in 24 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 I love to think of my home above,
In the glorious realms of light;
Of the pearly gates and the golden streets,
In the land where there is no night.

Refrain:
Home, sweet home!
Happy home, sweet home!
Oh, say, will you meet me there,
In that home above,
Where all is love,
And joys beyond compare.

2 I love to think of my home above,
Of that pure and holy clime,
Where the sorrows of earth can never come,
But eternal joys will be mine. [Refrain]

3 I love to think of my home above,
Of the angel forms so bright;
Of the blessed ones there around the throne,
In the land of pure delight [Refrain]

4 Sweetest of all is the tho’t of Him
Who did leave His throne on high,
And did come to this sinful world of ours
To suffer, and bleed, and die. [Refrain]

5 That in that beautiful home above,
I may have a mansion fair;
And my heart is full of joy and praise,
For I know that my treasure is there. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 4 #235

Text Information

First Line: I love to think of my home above
Title: My Home Above
Refrain First Line: Home, sweet home

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Church Hymnal, Mennonite #634

Include 23 pre-1979 instances
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