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We read of a place that's called Heaven

Full Text

1 We read of a place that’s called heaven,
It’s made for the pure and the free;
These truths in God’s Word He hath given,
How beautiful heaven must be.

Refrain:
How beautiful heaven must be,
Sweet home of the happy and free;
Fair haven of rest for the weary,
How beautiful heaven must be.

2 In heaven no drooping nor pining,
No wishing for elsewhere to be;
God’s light is forever there shining,
How beautiful heaven must be. [Refrain]

3 Pure waters of life there are flowing,
And all who will drink may be free;
Rare jewels of splendor are glowing,
How beautiful heaven must be. [Refrain]

4 The angels so sweetly are singing,
Up there by the beautiful sea;
Sweet chords from their gold harps are ringing,
How beautiful heaven must be. [Refrain]

Source: Church Hymnal #105

Author: Cordie Bridgewater

Bridgewater, Cordie. (North Carolina, ca.1873-ca.1957). Baptist. According to J. Wiegand, was living in Alabama (age 36) at the time of the 1910 census. Wife of A. Samuel Bridgewater. Leonard Ellinwood, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We read of a place that's called Heaven
Author: Cordie Bridgewater
Language: English
Refrain First Line: How beautiful heaven must be
Publication Date: 1920
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #39
Timeless Truths #812Text
Include 65 pre-1979 instances
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