|Composer (attributed to):||D. B. Thompson|
|Incipit:||51132 16617 65551|
|Source:||Early American melody|
How happy every child of grace
Who knows his sins forgiven!
This earth, he cries, is not my place,
I seek my place in heaven:
A country far from mortal sight;
Yet, O! By faith I see
The land of rest, the saints’ delight,
The heaven prepar’d for me.