New Jerusalem

We are on our journey home, Where Christ our Lord is gone

Author: Charles Beecher
Tune: MT. BLANC
Published in 92 hymnals

Author: Charles Beecher

Beecher, Charles, son of the well-known Dr. Lyman Beecher, whose autobiography he chiefly edited, and brother of Henry Ward Beecher, was born at Litchfield, Connecticut, 1815. Mr. Beecher was for some time a Congregational pastor at Georgetown, Mass. He has published Review of Spiritual Manifestations, 1853; Pen Pictures of the Bible, 1855, &c. His hymns were contributed to his brother's Plymouth Collection, 1855, and include:— 1. There's rest in the grave. Heaven. 2. We are on our journey home. Heaven. The latter is in the more extensive use, but both are unknown to the English collections. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We are on our journey home, Where Christ our Lord is gone
Title: New Jerusalem
Author: Charles Beecher

Tune

MT. BLANC


REVIVE US AGAIN

The common attribution to John J. Husband is based on a brief resemblance to his tune ST. STEPHEN'S, first published in Psalmodia Evangelica, vol. 2 (1789), but the resemblance only extends to the first two measures. These tunes should not be regarded as the same. This gospel/revival tune was writte…

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Instances (1 - 92 of 92)
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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #1035

Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver #d249

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Book of Praise for the Sunday School #176a

Calvary Echoes #d53

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d969

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #411

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Carmina Sanctorum #411

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Chants, Carols and Tunes #54

Chapel and Family Hymn Book #d148

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Christian Praise #443

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Christian Praise #443

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Christian Songs #9

Companion of Praise for the Sunday School, Family and Prayer Meeting #d214

Fillmore's Sunday School Songs No. 3 #d65

Fruits and Flowers #d167

Gems for the Prayer Meeting #d67

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Glad Tidings #92

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Gospel Melodies #277

Happy Voices #d214

Hymn Book for the Army and Navy #d79

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #634

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #634

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1410

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Hymns for the Church on Earth #359

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Hymns New and Old, No. 2 #80

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Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #276

Maynard's Sabbath School Echo. 6th ed. of Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns, with an Appendix #d240

Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns. 4th ed. #d217

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #538

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #538

Notes of Triumph, for the Sunday School #d207

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Notes of Triumph #249

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Plymouth Collection #a1262

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1262

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Prayer and Praise #216

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Precious Hymns #337

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #1252

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Revival Hymns #367

Sacred Songs for Church and Home #d530

Second Advent Hymns, Designed to be Used in Prayer and Campmeetings. Rev. ed. #d7

Select Songs for the Singing Service in the Prayer Meeting and Sunday School #d297

Select Songs for the Sunday School #d301

Song-Flowers #d133

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1193

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b1282

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1282

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1282

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1282

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1282

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1282

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Songs for the Service of Prayer #459

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Songs of Glory, No.2 #77

Songs of Gratitude #d140

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Songs of Praise #302

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Songs of the Church #752

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Songs of Zion Enlarged #399

Spiritual Melodies #d331

Spiritual Melodies. Enl. & impr. ed. #d389

The Anniversaary and Sunday School Music Book No. 1-5 #d188

The Book of Praise #d848

The Book of Worship #d548

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The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs #524

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The Christian Hymn Book #1141

The Christian Hymnal #d737

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The Christian Hymnal #764

The Christian Hymnist #d573

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The Church Hymnary #986

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d965

The Clariona #d233

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #1497

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The College Hymnal #497

The Confederate Sunday School Hymn Book #d127

The Congregation #d167

The Gem #d174

The Hymns of "Happy Voices" (without music) #d218

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The Little Minstrel #44

The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d675

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The Plymouth Sabbath School Collection of Hymns and Tunes #31

The Praise Hymnal #d497

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The Reformed Church Hymnal #633

The Sabbath Chimes #d284

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The Sabbath School Bell #140

The Song Evangel #d222

The Song Evangel #ad222

The Southern Zion's Songster #d106

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The Violet #44

Winnogiene Songs #d27

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