O Land of God

O land of God, O land of love

Author: Rev. W. C. Martin
Tune: [O land of God, O land of love]
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1 O land of God, O land of love,
Of perfect rest with Christ above;
I crave thy peace, I long to be,
O land of God, at home in thee.

Refrain:
O land of God, O blessed land,
I long within thy borders to stand;
Thy holy joys shall all be mine,
When I among thy glories shine.

2 O land of God, sweet land of rest,
Thy people are forever blest;
They walk thy vales so glad and free,
For evermore to dwell in thee. [Refrain]

3 I will not stay one moment here
When I the call of God shall hear;
My happy soul shall haste away
To thee, O land of endless day. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Praise: for Use in Gospel Meetings, Evangelistic Services ... #130

Author: Rev. W. C. Martin

William C. Martin (1864-1914) Born: De­cem­ber 25, 1864, Hights­town, New Jer­sey. Died: Au­gust 30, 1914, Ri­al­to, Flor­i­da. Buried: Fort My­ers, Flor­i­da. Martin was pas­tor of the Grace Bap­tist Church (for­mer­ly Cra­mer’s Hill), Cam­den, New Jer­sey (1891-4); No­ank Bap­tist Church, Noank, Con­nec­ti­cut (1894-1900); Grace Bap­tist Church, Som­er­ville, Mass­a­chu­setts (near Bos­ton; at the time of his ar­rival there it was noted he was from “Bluff­ton, In­di­a­na”); and the First Bap­tist Church in Ft. My­ers, Flor­i­da, from 1912 un­til his death. Music: MELMORE http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/r/t/martin_wc.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O land of God, O land of love
Title: O Land of God
Author: Rev. W. C. Martin
Publication Date: 1912
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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