The Home Over There

What rejoicing there will be, when beyond the silent sea

Author: Harriet E. Jones
Tune: [What rejoicing there will be]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 What rejoicing there will be
When beyond the silent sea
We shall gather with our loved ones over there;
How the courts of God will ring
As we loud hosannas sing
To the blessed Lord who gave us entrance there.

Over there, over there,
In that home beyond the river, bright and fair;
Where is never known a night,
Where the Savior is the light,
While the never-ending years are rolling on.

2 What rejoicing there will be
When the friends of earth we see,
Gathered near the throne eternal over there;
Clothed in robes of righteousness,
Whom the Savior shall confess
In the presence of the Father over there. [Chorus]

3 What rejoicing there will be
Thro’ a long eternity
When the nations shall be gathered over there;
Giving Jesus all the praise
For His wondrous works and ways
And the mansions waiting for us over there. [Chorus]

Source: Rodeheaver's Gospel Solos and Duets #84

Author: Harriet E. Jones

Harriet E. Rice Jones, 1823-1915 Born: Ap­ril 18, 1823, Pom­pey Hol­low, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Died: 1915, Bing­ham­ton, New York. Buried: Oran Com­mun­i­ty Church Cem­e­te­ry, Pom­pey, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Daughter of El­e­a­zer Rice, Jones lived in Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Her girl­hood was spent on a farm, re­ceiv­ing what ed­u­ca­tion the count­ry schools and one term at high school could pro­vide. She was al­ways fond of read­ing, and was a great sing­er, with a clear ring­ing voice. On Ju­ly 7, 1844, she mar­ried a son of Rev. Ze­nas Jones; her hus­band died in 1879. Her song writ­ing ca­reer b­egan when her po­e­try came to the at­ten­tion of Dr. M. J. Mun­… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: What rejoicing there will be, when beyond the silent sea
Title: The Home Over There
Author: Harriet E. Jones
Publication Date: 1925
Copyright: Public Domain



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Rodeheaver's Gospel Solos and Duets #84

Songs of Comfort #d111

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