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The Paradise of God

There's a home, a blessed home

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [There's a home, a blessed home]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There’s a home, a blessed home,
In that fair land above,
Where peace and happiness abound,—
The Paradise of Love.

Chorus:
This blessed home our gracious Lord,
Has purchased with His blood,
That we might enter through the gates
The Paradise of God.

2 There’s a home, a heavenly home,
In fadeless verdure dressed,
Where toil and labor are no more,—
The Paradise of Rest. [Chorus]

3 There’s a home, a blessed home,
Where care and sorrow cease,
Where sin and sickness never come,—
The Paradise of Peace. [Chorus]

4 In this home, this peaceful home,
Are all the saints of God,
Who washed their robes, and made them white—
In Jesus’ precious blood. [Chorus]


Source: Gems of Song: for the Sunday School #160

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman

Elisha Hoffman (1839-1929) after graduating from Union Seminary in Pennsylvania was ordained in 1868. As a minister he was appointed to the circuit in Napoleon, Ohio in 1872. He worked with the Evangelical Association's publishing arm in Cleveland for eleven years. He served in many chapels and churches in Cleveland and in Grafton in the 1880s, among them Bethel Home for Sailors and Seamen, Chestnut Ridge Union Chapel, Grace Congregational Church and Rockport Congregational Church. In his lifetime he wrote more than 2,000 gospel songs including"Leaning on the everlasting arms" (1894). The fifty song books he edited include Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 and The Evergreen, 1873. Mary Louise VanDyke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a home, a blessed home
Title: The Paradise of God
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Refrain First Line: This blessed home, our gracious Lord

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Gems of Song #160

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