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Wilson 502

Tune: Miss Vera Wilson, 1909
Lyrics: Rev. Augustus Montague Toplady, 1759 (1st Verse); Joseph Bromehead, 1795 (2nd & 3rd Verse)
Meter: Common Meter (8,6,8,6)
How happy are the souls above,
From sin and sorrow free,
With Jesus they are now at rest,
And all His glory see.


And all His glory see,
With Jesus they are now at rest,
And all his glory see.

Jerusalem! My happy home!
Name ever dear to me,
When shall my labors have an end,
Thy sweet peace shall I see.


Apostles, martyrs, prophets, there,
Around my Savior stand,
And soon my friends in Christ below,
Join the glorious band.

Miss Vera Wilson was from Newton, Alabama. Born in 1893, and later married Richard Earnest Weeks. She completed this song in March of 1909 and dedicated it to her father, Reuben Guy Wilson.