That Sweet Home 549
Tune: Arranged by Robert Guy Wilson and Mrs. Vera (Wilson) Weeks, 1927
Lyrics: Pleasant Asbury Cofer
Meter: Long Meter (8,8,8,8)
When we have crossed the stream of death,
O let us sing and praise the Lord,
For Jesus Christ, the Son of God,
Came down to earth to die for me.
I love to tell of that sweet home,
O glory to the Lamb of God.
For some sweet time I'm going home,
To join the praise of endless joy,
Of this I know, I'm on my way,
To that sweet home prepared for me.
This variant of Shades of Night by father and daughter first appeared in the book in 1927; they were of Newton, Alabama.