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Let us sing the sweet song

Full Text

1 Let us sing the sweet song of that beautiful home,
Of the home far away with the Master;
Where no storms e’er assail, where no tempests prevail,
And no perils bring grief and disaster.

Refrain:
Far away from this vale ‘midst the angels above,
With the saints of the Lord to be singing;
I shall rest with the Lord, there to hear His sweet word,
And glad tokens of praise I’ll be bringing.

2 There my soul in that home with the ransomed shall dwell,
In unchangeable love ere abiding;
There to shine like the stars in their brilliancy bright,
In the bosom of Christ be residing. [Refrain]

3 O this home is for all who will serve the dear Lord,
Sinner, come to Him now all confessing;
O how sweet is the rest of the happy and blest,
And to all who His love are possessing. [Refrain]

Source: Boundless Love: for Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #46

Author: Irvin H. Mack

Mack & Lincoln Hall founded the Hall-Mack Company music publishing house (later bought by the Rodeheaver Company). Mack’s works include: Boundless Love (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1896) The Service of Praise, with Lincoln Hall et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1900) http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/c/mack_ih.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Let us sing the sweet song
Author: Irvin H. Mack
Refrain First Line: Far away from this vale



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