Our fatherland, thy name so dear

Our fatherland, thy name so dear

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Our Fatherland, thy name so dear]
Published in 6 hymnals

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1 Our Fatherland, thy name so dear
Our souls repeat while strangers here;
And oh, how oft we sigh for thee,
Dear Fatherland, beyond the sea!

Our Fatherland, dear Fatherland,
We long to press thy golden strand,
And hail the bright and shining land,
In thy sweet vales, dear Fatherland!

2 Above the stars above the skies,
Thy towering hills in beauty rise;
Where sunny field with verdure glow,
And fadeless flowers in beauty grow. [Refrain]

3 There Jesus reigns, our Saviour King,
And one by one His own will bring
Thy songs to join, thy bliss to share,
O Fatherland, O Zion fair! [Refrain]

4 No tears shall dim, no pain destroy
the light of peace, the smile of joy;
No more we’ll clasp the parting hand
Within thy gates, our Fatherland. [Refrain]

Source: Christian Endeavor Hymns #135

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton, Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Alice Monteith, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Southeast, Putnam County, N. Y., March 24, 1820. She became… Go to person page >

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