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As We Go Traveling Home

O blest assurance, ever dear

Author: Will H. Ruebush
Tune: [O blest assurance ever dear]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, blest assurance ever dear,
As we go traveling home;
It comes our drooping hearts to cheer,
As we go traveling home.

As we go traveling home,
As we go traveling home,
All sorrows past, sweet peace at last,
As we go traveling home.

2 Our pathway may be overcast,
As we go traveling home;
But joy and peace will come at last,
As we go traveling home. [Refrain]

3 Led by the pillar, by the cloud,
As we go traveling home;
Redeemed by Jesus’ precious blood,
As we go traveling home. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 5 #46

Author: Will H. Ruebush

William Howe Ruebush (Will H. Ruebush) 1873-1956 Born: June 4, 1873, Sing­ers Glen, Vir­gin­ia. Died: October 6, 1956, Elk­ton, Vir­gin­ia. A vo­cal mu­sic teach­er ear­ly in his ca­reer, Rue­bush di­rect­ed an ar­my band in France in World War I. Af­ter the war, he led ma­ny ci­vil­ian or­ches­tras and bands, and taught at sev­er­al schools, in­clud­ing the Shen­an­do­ah Con­serv­a­to­ry of Mu­sic in Day­ton, Vir­gin­ia. He com­posed ma­ny marches, in­clud­ing The Stone­wall Bri­gade March, Shen­an­do­ah, and the Al­ma Ma­ter Song for Tu­lane Un­i­ver­si­ty. Rue­bush spent most of his life in Day­ton, Vir­gin­ia, where he be­came pre­si­dent of the Rue­bush-Kieff­er Pub­… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O blest assurance, ever dear
Title: As We Go Traveling Home
Author: Will H. Ruebush
Language: English
Refrain First Line: As we go traveling home
Copyright: Public Domain



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Crowning Day No. 5 #46

Gleanings of Praise #d129

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Victory Songs #138

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