My heavenly home is bright and fair we'll be gathered home

My heavenly home is bright and fair we'll be gathered home

Author: William Hunter
Published in 56 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: William Hunter

Hunter, William, D.D, son of John Hunter, was born near Ballymoney, County Antrim, Ireland, May 26, 1811. He removed to America in 1817, and entered Madison College in 1830. For some time he edited the Conference Journal, and the Christian Advocate. In 1855 he was appointed Professor of Hebrew in Alleghany College: and subsequently Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, at Alliance, Stark Country, Ohio. He died in 1877. He edited Minstrel of Zion, 1845; Select Melodies, 1851; and Songs of Devotion, 1859. His hymns, over 125 in all, appeared in these works. Some of these have been translated into various Indian languages. The best known are :— 1. A home in heaven; what a joyful thought. Heaven a Home. From his Minstrel of Zion, 1… Go to person page >

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First Line: My heavenly home is bright and fair we'll be gathered home
Author: William Hunter
Refrain First Line: We'll wait till Jesus comes



Instances (1 - 56 of 56)

Free Methodist Hymnal #d402

Gems of Music #d32

Golden Censer #d54

Gospel Songs No. 2 #d92

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Honey Out of the Rock: a compilation of sacred songs and hymns for use in gospel meetings and other religious services #186

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Hymns and Songs for Children's Worship, Together with Selections for Anniversary and Festive Occasions #67

Hymns and Tunes for Home Worship #d139

Hymns for the Use of the Sunday School of Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church, Jersey City #d93

Maynard's Sabbath School Echo. 6th ed. of Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns, with an Appendix #d140

New Praises of Jesus #d79

Pearls of Truth in Song #d49

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Precious Hymns #330

Revival Hymns #d99

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Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #148

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Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #511

Song-Flowers #d80

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Songs of Gladness for the Sabbath School #125a

Sought-Out Songs for Christian Workers #d94

Sought-Out Songs for Christian Workers #d98

Spiritual Songs and Hymns, for Use in All Gospel Services #d359

Sunday School Hymns of the Second Baptist Church ... Germantown #d52

Sunday School Joy Bells #d70

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d505

The American Hymn and Tune Book, Newly Revised and Especially Adapted to Vestry Use #d85

The Casket of Sunday School Melodies, Complete. Compiled from Caskets Nos.1 and 2 with Several Additional Pieces #d98

The Chapel Hymn Book #d244

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The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book: for social and public worship #S26

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The Eclectic Sabbath School Hymn Book #182

The Evergreen #d64

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The Extra Hymn Book #52

The Jubilee Songster #d62

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The Little Seraph: in seven character notes, for churches and Sunday-schools #16a

The Little Sunbeam #d40

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The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #T16a

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The New Golden Censer: a musical offering to the sabbath schools #18a

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The New Shining Star: a collection of tunes for Sunday Schools #37

The Pilgrim's Harp #d149

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The Revivalist: a Collection of Choice Revival Hymns and Tunes #187

The Song Evangel #d139

The Southern Zion's Songster: Hymns designed for Sabbath Schools, Prayer and Social Meetings #d68

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #595

The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #d363

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The Y. M. Christian Association Hymn-Book, with Tunes. #100

Two Hundred and Fifty-two Familiar Hymns #d125

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