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Going Home at Last

The evening shades are falling

Author: W. Gossett
Published in 18 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The evening shades are falling,
Our sun is sinking fast;
The Holy One is calling,
We’re going home at last.

Going home at last!
Going home at last!
The march will soon be over;
We’re going home at last.

2 The road’s been long and dreary,
The toils came thick and fast;
In body weak and weary,
We’re going home at last. [Refrain]

3 We now are nearing Heaven,
And soon shall be at rest;
Our crowns will soon be given,
We’re going home at last. [Refrain]

4 Oh, praise the Lord forever!
Our sorrows are all past;
We’ll part no more, no never,
We are at home at last. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9208

Author: W. Gossett

Late 19th Century We have little data on Gossett, except that he was a minister. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The evening shades are falling
Title: Going Home at Last
Author: W. Gossett
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Going home at last
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #9208
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #9208

Include 17 pre-1979 instances
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