O how I long to see that day

Representative Text

1. O how I long to see that day
When the redeemed shall come
To Zion, clad in white array
Their blissful, happy home.

Chorus:
O bear me on, bear me on
To Mount Zion;
O bear me on to that city of love
Where saints shall ever dwell.

2. I'll hear the alleluias roll
From the unnumbered throng,
And with a heaven-enraptured soul
I'll join redemption's song. [Chorus]

3. All hail! the morn of glory's nigh
The pilgrim longs to see
That dries the tear from every eye
Creation's jubilee. [Chorus]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #946

Author: Sidney S. Brewer

Born: 1804, Penn­syl­van­ia. Died: No­vem­ber 3, 1889, New Bed­ford, Mass­a­chu­setts. Buried: New Bed­ford, Mass­a­chu­setts. We have lit­tle da­ta on Brew­er, ex­cept that he was a min­is­ter. --www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O how I long to see that day
Author: Sidney S. Brewer
Refrain First Line: O carry me home, carry me home

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Supplement to the Advent and Sabbath Hymn Book #d54

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