Jerusalem, my happy home, O how I long for theePublished in 261 hymnals
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1 Jerusalem, my happy home,
When shall I come to thee?
When shall my sorrows have an end?
Thy joys when shall I see?
2 O happy harbor of the saints,
O sweet and pleasant soil!
In thee no sorrow may be found,
No grief, no care, no toil.
3 Thy gardens and thy gallant walks
Continually are green;
There grow such sweet and pleasant flow'rs
As nowhere else are seen.
4 There trees forevermore bear fruit
And evermore do spring;
There evermore the angels dwell
And evermore do sing.
5 Jerusalem, my happy home,
Would God I were in thee!
Would God my woes were at an end,
Thy joys that I might see!
Source: Lutheran Worship #307
Jerusalem, my happy home, p. 580, i. A translation of the manuscript text of F. B. P., by G. S. Hodges, is given in his The County Palatine, &c, 1876, as, “O domus, Hierusalem! beata." Note also:—
1. The F. B. P. text is divided in the People's Hymnal
1867, the Hymns of Faith, N. Y., 1887, and others, into two parts. Pt. ii. begins "Ah, my sweet home, Jerusalem."
2. From the Boden and Williams text, 1801, stanzas i.-iv. are given in The Canadian Baptist Hymnal, 1889, as "Jerusalem, my glorious home."
3. See also two letters in the Literary Churchman, July 20 and Aug. 3, 1883.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
|Instances (1 - 6 of 6)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Lutheran Worship #307||Jerusalem, My Happy Home||Jerusalem, my happy home||LAND OF REST||CM||1982||Burial | ; Eternal Life | ; Hope | ; The Church Triumphant |||F. B. P., 16th Cent.|
|Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #420||Jerusalem, my happy home, O how I long for thee!||Jerusalem, my happy home, O how I long for thee!||LAND OF REST||1985|
|Small Church Music #2003||Diana||Jerusalem, my happy home||DIANA||184.108.40.206|
|Small Church Music #2382||Land of Rest||Jerusalem, my happy home||LAND OF REST|
|Small Church Music #2492||Bocking||Jerusalem, my happy home||BOCKING||220.127.116.11|
|Worship (4th ed.) #867||Jerusalem, My Happy Home||Jerusalem, my happy home||LAND OF REST||F. B. P.||CM||Revelation 21:1-4; Revelation 22||2011||Funeral | ; Comfort | ; Courage | ; Death | ; Eternal Life | ; Heaven | ; Joy | ; Trust | ; Canons |||16th C. alt.|