I'll not be a stranger up there

There's a beautiful homeland by Jesus prepared

Author: Lewis E. Jones
Tune: [There's a beautiful homeland by Jesus prepared]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Lewis E. Jones

Lewis Edgar Jones USA 1865-1936. Born in Yates City, IL, his family moved near Davenport, IA, where he lived on a farm until age 21. He went into business for awhile, and attended the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. He was a classmate of evangelist, Billy Sunday. After graduating, he worked for the YMCA in Davenport, IA; Fort Worth, TX (1915, as general secretary); and Santa Barbara, CA (1925 as general secretary). Hymn writing was his avocation, and he wrote 200+, advising that many came from pastors’ sermons. He married Lora May Wright (1872-1950), and they had a daughter, Frances Ellen (1897-1982). He died in Santa Barbara, CA. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a beautiful homeland by Jesus prepared
Title: I'll not be a stranger up there
Author: Lewis E. Jones
Refrain First Line: No shadows of night
Copyright: Public Domain

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Gospel Hosannas A Choice Collection of Hymns and Tunes for use in Evangelistic, Brotherhood and Mission Meetings, Sunday School, Etc. #64

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 2 for use in meetings for christian worship or work #95

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