I long to see my mother

O I long to see that city

Author: W. H. Hansford
Tune: [O I long to see that city]
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1 Oh, I long to see that city
Where the streets are paved with gold;
Where the sun is ever shining,
And the Saviour’s face behold.

Refrain:
Oh, I long to be with lov’d ones,
In that happy home of rest;
And to sing His praises ever,
And be numbered with the blest.

2 We are told of a pure river,
Flowing for the thirsty soul;
Come and drink of this pure water,
Sinner, come and be made whole. [Refrain]

3 Trust in Jesus, He will save you;
Just believe on His dear name;
On the mountain in the valley
He will find you just the same. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day, No. 6: A Book of Gospel Songs #195

Author: W. H. Hansford

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Text Information

First Line: O I long to see that city
Title: I long to see my mother
Author: W. H. Hansford
Refrain First Line: O, I long to be with loved ones



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