We are marching homeward with the blest

We are marching homeward with the blest

Author: C. C. Case
Tune: [We are marching homeward with the blest]
Published in 9 hymnals

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1 We are marching homeward with the blest,
To that bright world above,
Where our friends are gone and are at rest,
In that world of light and love.

Marching home, we’re marching home,
Happy home of peace and love;
Marching home, we’re marching home,
To that bright land of love.

2 Jesus stands and beckons to us now,
When falt’ring on the way;
He will save us, if to Him we bow,
He who rules both night and day. [Refrain]

3 Our dear Saviour has prepared the way,
Where all who will may come;
If we serve Him truly day by day,
He at last will bring us home. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 3 #28

Author: C. C. Case

Charles Clinton Case, 1843-1918 Born: June 6, 1843, Lines­ville, Penn­syl­van­ia. Died: De­cem­ber 1, 1918, Ober­lin, Ohio. When Case was about four years old, his fam­i­ly moved to Gus­tav­us, Ohio, where he lived the rest of his life. Case’s fa­ther was an ac­comp­lished vi­o­lin­ist, and his grand­fa­ther, a Amer­i­can re­vo­lu­tion­ary war ve­ter­an, taught vo­cal mu­sic. By the time Charles was nine years old, a neigh­bor gave him a small vi­o­lin which he mas­tered long be­fore he could read mu­sic. At age 16, he be­gan to go to sing­ing school (with­out his par­ents’ con­sent), bor­row­ing the mo­ney from a neigh­bor. His first vo­cal mu­sic in­struct­or was a Mr. C. A. Be… Go to person page >

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First Line: We are marching homeward with the blest
Author: C. C. Case
Refrain First Line: Marching home, marching home



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