He giveth his children

In the mansions eternal

Author: William A. Ogden
Tune: [In the mansions eternal]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 In the mansions eternal,
Jesus is there our home to prepare;
In the mansions eternal,
“He giveth His children rest.”
Tenderly He calls to thee,
“Heavy laden, come to me;”
Trusting in His power divine,
Endless life is thine.

Refrain:
In the mansions eternal,
Jesus is there our hope to prepare;
In the mansions eternal,
“He giveth His children rest.”

2 In the mansions eternal,
Sorrow and care ne’er entereth there;
In the mansions eternal,
“He giveth His children rest.”
Winds and waves obey His will,
When He murmurs, “Peace, be still;”
Troubled heart with sorrow pressed,
He will give thee rest. [Refrain]

3 In the mansions eternal,
Faithful and sure His promises are;
In the mansions eternal,
“He giveth His children rest.”
Though a pilgrim here below,
Onward to my home I go,
To the land forever bright;
Jesus is its light. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #69

Author: William A. Ogden

William A. Ogden, 1841-1897 Born: Oc­to­ber 10, 1841, Frank­lin Coun­ty, Ohio. Died: Oc­to­ber 14, 1897, To­le­do, Ohio. When Ogden was six years old, his fam­i­ly moved to In­di­a­na. He began stu­dy­ing mu­sic in lo­cal sing­ing schools at age 8, and could read church mu­sic fair­ly well by age 10. A lit­tle la­ter, he could write a mel­o­dy by hear­ing it sung or played. When he was 18, he be­came a chor­ist­er in his home church. At the out­break of the Amer­i­can ci­vil war, Og­den en­list­ed in the 30th In­di­a­na Vol­un­teer In­fant­ry. Duri­ng the war he or­gan­ized a male choir, which be­came well known throug­hout the Ar­my of the Cum­ber­land. After the war, Og­den r… Go to person page >

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First Line: In the mansions eternal
Title: He giveth his children
Author: William A. Ogden