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When All the Saints Get Home

O what a meeting that will be, In that sweet time to come

Author: Harriet Jones
Tune: [Oh, what a meeting that will be]
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Oh, what a meeting that will be
In that sweet time to come,
When we shall gain the victory,
And all the saints get home.

Chorus:
Home, home,
The saints' eternal home,
Oh, what a meeting that will be,
When all the saints get home.

2 Oh, what a shout will fill the air
When we the King behold,
Who waits to bid us welcome there
Within His blessed fold. [Chorus}

3 Oh, how the upper courts will ring
When we our loved ones greet,
In that bright home where angels sing,
And all the ransomed meet. [Chorus]

4 When close to Jesus, the divine,
We stand among the throng,
Oh, what ecstatic bliss, to join
In the redemption song. [Chorus]

5 The battle o'er, the cross laid down,
And safe across the flood,
With spotless robes, and shining crowns,
All thro' the precious blood. [Chorus]

Source: Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #124

Author: Harriet Jones

Harriet E. Rice Jones, 1823-1915 Born: Ap­ril 18, 1823, Pom­pey Hol­low, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Died: 1915, Bing­ham­ton, New York. Buried: Oran Com­mun­i­ty Church Cem­e­te­ry, Pom­pey, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Daughter of El­e­a­zer Rice, Jones lived in Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Her girl­hood was spent on a farm, re­ceiv­ing what ed­u­ca­tion the count­ry schools and one term at high school could pro­vide. She was al­ways fond of read­ing, and was a great sing­er, with a clear ring­ing voice. On Ju­ly 7, 1844, she mar­ried a son of Rev. Ze­nas Jones; her hus­band died in 1879. Her song writ­ing ca­reer b­egan when her po­e­try came to the at­ten­tion of Dr. M. J. Mun­… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O what a meeting that will be, In that sweet time to come
Title: When All the Saints Get Home
Author: Harriet Jones
Refrain First Line: Home, home

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Alexander's Male Choir #d27

TextPage Scan

Crowning Glory No. 1 #124

Perennial Songs #d158

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d275

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The Gospel Choir #89

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