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Ninety-Fifth Psalm 36b

The Sacred Harp, 2012 Revised Cooper Edition

Composer: Patterson’s Church Music, 1813
Poet: Isaac Watts, 1707 (1st & 2nd Stanzas); Alt. Broaddus and Broaddus’ Collection of Sacred Ballads, 1790 (3rd Stanza)
Meter: Common Meter (8,6,8,6)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
When I can read my title clear,
To mansions in the skies.
I’ll bid farewell to ev’ry fear,
And wipe my weeping eyes.


When I can read my Title clear, Stanza 1
2
There I shall bathe my weary soul,
In seas of heav’nly rest,
And not a wave of trouble roll
Across my peaceful breast.


When I can read my Title clear, Stanza 4
3
When we’ve been there ten thousand years,
Bright shining as the sun,
We’ve no less days to sing God’s praise,
Than when we first begun.


Jerusalem, my happy home,, Stanza 10