There's a home beyond all toil

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1 There’s a home beyond all toil and care,
Made for all the faithful ones to share;
My departed friends, I know,
Reached that city long ago;
I am on my way to meet them there.

Refrain:
I am on my way to meet them there,
I am on my way to meet them there,
I shall join them by and by,
In that mansion up on high,
I am on my way to meet them there.

2 That will be a moment sweet to me,
When I join that blessed company,
When I meet my friends of yore,
On that happy golden shore,
Just beyond the intervening sea. [Refrain]

3 Then my soul shall fully comprehend
What it is to meet the long-lost friend;
All my waiting will be o’er,
I shall clasp those hands once more,
And our joy shall never have an end. [Refrain]

Source: United Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Societies and other Church Services #120

Author: William Edie Marks

Born: July 1872, Delaware (probably Wilmington) Died: November 20, 1954, Wilmington, Delaware. Buried: Lombardy Cemetery, Wilmington, Delaware. Marks was ap­par­ent­ly liv­ing in Wilm­ing­ton, Del­a­ware, in 1913. His works in­clude: Cream of Song, with Le­an­der Pick­ett & O. B. Cul­pep­per & (Lou­is­ville, Ken­tucky: Pick­ett Pub­lish­ing Com­pa­ny, 1906) Tears and Tri­umphs No. 4, with Le­an­der Pick­ett & Ben­ja­min Butts (Lou­is­ville, Ken­tucky: Pen­te­cost­al Pub­lish­ing Company, 1910) Noted Hymns, 1927 (ed­it­or) Lyrics-- Christmas Joy Tasting the Joys Trying to Be More like Je­sus We Shall Hear Him Say, "Well Done" Music-- Best Thing I Ev… Go to person page >

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First Line: There's a home beyond all toil
Author: William Edie Marks
Refrain First Line: I am on my way to meet them
Copyright: Public Domain

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United Praise #120

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