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

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

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.

Refrain:
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 >

Text Information

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

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Instances

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Church and Sunday School Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs ... [with Deutscher Anhang] #145Page Scan
Crowning Day No. 3 #28TextAudioPage Scan
New Life No. 2: songs and tunes for Sunday schools, prayer meetings, and revival occasions #8Page Scan
Pure Diamonds #d112
The Heavenly Choir: a collection of hymns and tunes for all occasions of worship, congregational, church, prayer, praise, choir, Sunday school, and social meeings #34Page Scan
The Morning Light #d118
The Morning Light, Enlarged #d151
The Praise #d313
Work and Worship #d137



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