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Where Jesus Is, Tis Heaven

Since Christ my soul from sin set free

Author: Charles F. Butler
Tune: [Since Christ my soul from sin set free]
Published in 99 hymnals

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1 Since Christ my soul from sin set free,
This world has been a Heav'n to me;
And 'mid earth's sorrows and its woe,
'Tis Heav'n my Jesus here to know.

O hallelujah, yes, 'tis Heav'n,
'Tis Heav'n to know my sins forgiv'n;
On land or sea, what matters where?
Where Jesus is, 'tis Heaven there.

2 Once Heaven seemed a far-off place,
Till Jesus showed His smiling face;
Now it's begun within my soul,
'Twill last while endless ages roll. [Chorus]

3 What matters where on earth we dwell?
On mountain top, or in the dell?
In cottage, or a mansion fair,
Where Jesus is, 'tis Heaven there. [Chorus]

Source: Revival Hymns and Choruses #132

Author: Charles F. Butler

Butler, Charles F. (fl. 1898). Known only from his "Since Christ Jesus my soul from sin set free" (Refrain: "O Hallelujah, yes, 'tis heaven"). This was copyrighted by James M. Black in his The Chorus of Praise (New York: Eton & Main, 1898). It appeared in about 100 hymnals, 1898-1978, mostly non-denominational gospel-song collections. --Leonard Ellinwood, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Since Christ my soul from sin set free
Title: Where Jesus Is, Tis Heaven
Author: Charles F. Butler
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O hallelujah, yes, 'tis Heav'n
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #7549
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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Small Church Music #5023
  • PDF Score (PDF)


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