Meet Me in the Homeland

Will you meet me in he Homeland, Shall we both reach heaven at last

Author: Ada R. Habershon
Tune: [Will you meet me in the Homeland]
Published in 5 hymnals

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1 Will you meet me in the Homeland,
Shall we both reach heav’n at last,
When the training days are ended,
And life’s journeys all are past?

Will you meet me there?
Will you meet me there?
’Tis the Saviour bids you come;
Will you meet me there?
Will you meet me there?
He can take us safely Home.

2 Will you meet me in the glory,
Shall we both together stand
’Mid the company of sav’d ones,
In that blood-bought, happy band? [Refrain]

3 We are never sure of meeting
Anywhere beneath the sun,
But we look for glad reunion,
When our earthly life is done. [Refrain]

4 Shall we both together see Him,
Shall we serve Him side by side,
With His ransomed, happy servants,
Whom He wash’d and sanctified? [Refrain]

5 He has promised soon to take me
Where the King will fill my gaze,
Will your voice with mine be blended
In that perfect hymn of praise? [Refrain]

Source: Alexander's Gospel Songs No. 2 #1

Author: Ada R. Habershon

Ada Ruth Habershon (1861-1918) was a Christian hymnist, probably best known for her 1907 hymn "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" Ada R. Habershon was born in Marylebone, England on Jan­u­a­ry 8, 1861. Her father, Dr. Samuel Osborne Ha­ber­shon, was a noted physician; her mother was Grace Habershon. She was raised in Chelsea, London, in a Christian home. In her twenties, she was a member of the circle surrounding Charles Spurgeon. She met Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey in 1884 during their preaching tour of England. At their urging, she visited the United States, delivering a series of lectures on the Old Testament that were later published. Habershon's first foray into hymn writing came in 1899, when she wrote several hymns in the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Will you meet me in he Homeland, Shall we both reach heaven at last
Title: Meet Me in the Homeland
Author: Ada R. Habershon



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