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Up to the bountiful Giver of life

Up to the bountiful Giver of life

Author: M. B. C. Slade
Tune: [Up to the bountiful Giver of life]
Published in 92 hymnals

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1 Up to the beautiful Giver of life,
Gathering home! gathering home!
Up to the dwelling, where cometh no strife,
The dear ones are gathering home.

Gathering home! Gathering home!
Never to sorrow more, never to roam,
Gathering home, Gathering home!
God’s children are gathering home!

2 Up to the city where falleth no night,
Gathering home! gathering home!
Up where the Savior’s own face is the light,
The dear ones are gathering home. [Refrain]

3 Up to the beautiful mansions above,
Gathering home! gathering home!
Safe in the arms of his infinite love,
The dear ones are gathering home. [Refrain]

Source: Triumphant Songs No.1 #90

Author: M. B. C. Slade

Mary Bridges Canedy Slade, 1826-1882 Born: Jan­u­a­ry 18, 1826, Fall Ri­ver, Mass­a­chu­setts. Died: Ap­ril 15, 1882, Fall Ri­ver, Mass­a­chu­setts. Buried: Som­er­set, Mass­a­chu­setts. A min­is­ter’s wife and teach­er, Slade was as­sist­ant ed­it­or of The New Eng­land Journal of Ed­u­ca­tion. Lyrics-- Beautiful Christ­mas Beyond This Land of Part­ing Footprints of Je­sus Gathering Home Hark, the Gen­tle Voice Kingdom Is Com­ing, The Loved One, Fare­well Once o’er Ju­dea’s Hills by Night Over Jor­dan Tell It Again Ten Vir­gins, The There’s a Fount­ain Free Who at My Door Is Stand­ing?  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Up to the bountiful Giver of life
Author: M. B. C. Slade
Refrain First Line: Gathering home, gathering home, never to sorrow



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