O the Joy to Behold

O the joy to behold

Author: William Stevenson
Tune: [O the joy to behold]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O the joy to behold
All the glories untold
In the home of the blessed above!
There the praise I will sing
Of my Saviour and King,
And will tell of His mercy and love.

Refrain:
O the joy of that home, sweet home, sweet, sweet home!
There is naught can compare with that city so fair;
‘Tis the home of the blessed—my home.

2 As I near that abode
Brighter will be the road,
For the glory around me will shine;
From the heavenly plains
I shall catch the sweet strains,
And the joy of the ransomed be mine. [Refrain]

3 And at last I shall meet,
In that country so sweet,
All the dear ones who’ve passed on before;
There I’ll join their glad song,
And with heart and with tongue
Will the love that has saved us adore. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of the Kingdom: prepared for the use of young people's societies and adapter for prayer meetings, Sunday schools and the home #104

Author: William Stevenson

Late 19th Century Currently, our only data on Stevenson is that he was a minister. --http://www.hymntime.com/tch May be the same as William Fleming Stevenson. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O the joy to behold
Title: O the Joy to Behold
Author: William Stevenson
Refrain First Line: O the joy of that home

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Royal Hymnal #170

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Songs of the Kingdom #104

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