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My soul's true home

There is a home that waits for me

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [There is a home that waits for me]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 There is a home that waits for me,
Where shadows never fall,
Its holy light by faith I see,
And I hear sweet voices call.

Refrain:
Oh, home, true home of my longing soul!
Soon I’ll enter its gates divine,
And while the ages eternal roll
Its glory will on me shine.

2 A-down from heights where angels dwell,
Float winning tones of love,
Amid the toils of earth they tell
Of that resting place above. [Refrain]

3 My heart rejoices as I dream
Of bliss I soon shall know,
Where walls of jasper brightly gleam
And the living waters flow. [Refrain]

4 I look beyond the mists of time
To joys that are to come,
And seek that fair celestial clime
Where I’ll find my soul’s true home. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #38

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a home that waits for me
Title: My soul's true home
Author: Jennie Wilson
Refrain First Line: O, home, true home



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