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There's a home of joy unfading

There's a home of joy unfading

Author: George S. Weeks
Tune: [There's a home of joy unfading]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There's a home of joy unfading,
Let us seek it, 'tis not far;
There's a Saviour's love unchanging
Just within the gates ajar.
Enter in, and share his glory,
Loving arms will fold us there,
We'll behold the heavenly mansions
Just within the gates ajar.

Refrain:
Hark! hark! the music softly, softly
Stealing from the angel choir afar;
They are singing, sweetly, sweetly singing,
Enter in the gates ajar.

2 'Tis a loving Saviour calls us,
Bids us all his glories share;
Crowns of life he'll surely give us
When within the gates ajar.
Look to Jesus, trust his mercy,
Look to him by faith and prayer,
Live for Jesus, precious Saviour,
Opening wide the gates ajar. [Refrain]

3 No more weeping, no more sadness,
No more strife nor anxious care;
List, the heavenly songs of gladness
Stealing through the gates ajar.
No more longings, no more pinings,
Wing their way through midnight air,
Hark! the voice of mercy calling
Thro' the heavenly gates ajar. [Refrain]

4 Soon we'll reach the heavenly portals,
Angel bands will hail us there,
Then we'll catch the strains immortal
Bursting through the gates ajar.
Saviour, give us hearts to love thee,
Guide us to that land not far;
Thro' the shade of death's dark valley
May we see the gates ajar. [Refrain]

Source: Calvary Songs #154

Author: George S. Weeks

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Text Information

First Line: There's a home of joy unfading
Author: George S. Weeks
Refrain First Line: Hark, the music softly stealing

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Biglow & Main's Christmas Annual No. 2 #d4

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Calvary Songs #154

Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d189

The Children's Church #d159

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