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Home in Heaven 41

The Sacred Harp, 1991 (Denson) Edition

Composer: W. W. Parks and M. H. Thomas, 1869
Poet: William Hunter, 1843
Meter: 9s,10s (9,10,9,10)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
A home in heaven! What a joyful thought,
As the poor man toils in his weary lot:
His heart oppressed, and with anguish driv地
From his home below to his home in heav地.


A home in Heaven! what a joyful thought,, Stanza 1
2
A home in heav地 as the sufferer lies
On his bed of pain, and uplifts his eyes
To that bright home, what a joy is giv地,
From the blessed thought of his home in heav地.


A home in Heaven! what a joyful thought,, Stanza 2
3
A home in heaven when the faint heart bleeds
By the Spirit stroke for its evil deeds;
Oh! then what bliss in that heart forgiven,
Does the hope inspire of its home in heav地.


A home in Heaven! what a joyful thought,, Stanza 4
4
A home in heaven when our friends are fled
To the cheerless gloom of the mould池ing dead;
We wait in hope on the promise given,
That we値l meet up there in our home in heav地.


A home in Heaven! what a joyful thought,, Stanza 5