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My Savior dwells in heaven

My Savior dwells in heaven

Author: Adam Geibel
Tune: [My Savior dwells in heaven]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 My Saviour dwells in heaven,
And I shall go there too,
This promise he has given,
And well I know ‘tis true;
It was for me he suffered,
It was for me he died,
It was for me he rose again
And open’d heaven wide.

Then, brother, will you go with me,
Go with me, go with me?
Oh, sister, will you go with me,
The Lord invites you, too?

2 I want to see my Jesus,
And meet him face to face,
I’ll go with love and meekness,
He’ll save me by his grace;
I know that he is waiting
Upon the other shore,
For in his holy book he says
He’ll bear us safely o’er. [Refrain]

3 I want to see the glory
The angels have above,
And sing with them the story
Of Jesus’ wondrous love;
I want to praise my Maker
Forever, evermore,
Within my hand a harp of gold,
Like those who’ve gone before. [Refrain]

4 So, when my days are closing,
And twilight shadows fall,
I want to be reposing
On Christ my all in all;
And when the morning wakens
In that celestial home,
I’ll live thro’ all eternity,
And never more will roam. [Refrain]

Source: Boundless Love: for Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #176

Author: Adam Geibel

Born: September 15, 1855, Neuenheim, Germany. Died: August 3, 1933, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Though blinded by an eye infection at age eight, Geibel was a successful composer, conductor, and organist. Emigrating from Germany probably around 1864, he studied at the Philadelphia Institute for the Blind, and wrote a number of Gospel songs, anthems, cantatas, etc. He founded the Adam Geibel Music Company, later evolved into the Hall-Mack Company, and later merged to become the Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company. He was well known for secular songs like "Kentucky Babe" and "Sleep, Sleep, Sleep." In 1885, Geibel organized the J. B. Stetson Mission. He conducted the Stetson Chorus of Philadelphia, and from 1884-1901, was a music instructor at the… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My Savior dwells in heaven
Author: Adam Geibel
Refrain First Line: Then brother, will you go with me