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There is a house in heaven built

There is a house in heaven built

Author: Roswell F. Cottrell
Tune: ANVERN
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 There is a house in heaven built,
The temple of the living God,
The tabernacle true, where guilt
Is washed away by precious blood.

2 Long since, our High Priest entered there,
Who knows the frailties of our frame,
Who loves to hear his people's prayer,
And offer to our God the same.

3 The daily ministry he bore,
Till ended the prophetic days;
He opened then the inner door,
To justify the sacred place.

4 Before the ark of ten commands,
On which the mercy-seat is placed,
Presenting his own blood, he stands,
Till Israel's sins are all erased.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #345

Author: Roswell F. Cottrell

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 17, 1814, Brookfield, New York. Died: March 22, 1892, Mill Grove, New York. Buried: West Ridgeway Cemetery, Me­di­na, New York. Cottrell was known as a writ­er, po­et and min­i­s­ter. A mem­ber of the Seventh-day Adventists, he served for a time on the ed­it­or­i­al com­mit­tee of The Re­view and Her­ald in Bat­tle Creek, Mi­chi­gan. As of 1857, he was liv­ing in Mill Grove, New York. --www.hymntime.com/tch Go to person page >

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First Line: There is a house in heaven built
Author: Roswell F. Cottrell
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns and Tunes #515

Hymns for Second Advent Believers #d125

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1085

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #345

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