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Home At Last

There's a city bright and fair, Peace and glory waiting there

Author: Marcus L. Williams
Tune: [There's a city bright and fair] (Williams)
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a city bright and fair,
Peace and glory waiting there
In the blessèd happy land far on high;
Soon that city we shall view
With the faithful and the true,
And with them we’ll ever sing by and by.

Home at last (all sorrows o’er)
Home at last (to roam no more),
We shall praise the Lord with angels so fair (with angels fair);
Home at last (from burdens free),
Home at last (with Christ to be),
All the wondrous joys of Heaven to share.

2 There we’ll walk the golden streets
While each tongue God’s praise repeats,
And we’ll dwell in perfect bliss evermore;
With our loved ones we shall be
Throughout all eternity,
For all parting and all pain will be o’er. [Refrain]

3 Ever upward let us move,
Wafted on the wings of love,
Watching, waiting for the Lord till He come;
Then we shall His face behold,
And with rapture never told,
Sing forever of His love safe at home. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11806

Author: Marcus L. Williams

Born: July 4, 1843, Mississippi. Died: October 3, 1914, Newton County, Mississippi. Buried: Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery, Little Rock, Mississippi. Williams was the son of Richard Henry Williams and Lucinda Hannah Williams, and husband of Julia Ann Chaney. He farmed, operated a "horse gin," and taught at a singing school. As of 1913, he was living in Decatur, Mississippi. © The Cyber Hymnal™ (  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a city bright and fair, Peace and glory waiting there
Title: Home At Last
Author: Marcus L. Williams
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Home at last (all sorrows over)
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #11806
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The Cyber Hymnal #11806

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