Going over home

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1 I’m on my way to Glory!
The land of light above,
There I’ll repeat the story
Of Christ’s redeeming love;
I’ll join with saints and angels
To celebrate his fame,
And thro’ eternal ages
His praises I’ll proclaim,

Singing, Glory! singing, Glory!
I am on my way to Zion, singing, Glory!

2 I’m on my way to heaven,
The place of joy and rest,
Where perfect peace is given
To ev’ry troubled breast;
The cross no longer bearing,
I’ll lay my burden down,
With bliss and honor wearing
A bright, unfading crown, [Refrain]

3 I’m on my way to Zion,
The city built on high,
Jerusalem the joyous,
Beyond the lofty sky;
I’ll pass its shining portal,
Its splendor I’ll behold,
Partake of life immortal,
And walk its streets of gold, [Refrain]

Source: Melodious Sonnets #19

Author: Joseph H. Martin

Late 19th Century Martin was a minister. Lyrics-- Come un­to Me Coming of the Lord Draw­eth Nigh, The Rose May Yield a Sweet Per­fume, The Sabbath Bells Are Ring­ing, The Sabbath Morn Is Beam­ing, The Thee I Seek, O Gra­cious Sav­ior There Are Bright Lit­tle Ones There Is a Cleans­ing Fount­ain There Is a Crim­son Fount­ain There Is a Gate That Stands Ajar There Is a Lad­der Great There Is a Man­sion Fair and Bright There Is a Star of All Most Bright There Was Love, Deep Love There’s a Home for the Blest There’s a Man­sion of Rest There’s a Song of Joy There’s a Voice That Speaks There’s a Well in the De­sert The… Go to person page >

Author: Milton A. Dodson

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Text Information

First Line: I'm on my way to glory
Title: Going over home
Author: Joseph H. Martin
Author: Milton A. Dodson
Refrain First Line: Singing Glory
Copyright: Public Domain



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