Beautiful home

There is a home eternal, beautiful and bright

Author: Horatius R. Palmer
Tune: [There is a home eternal, Beautiful and bright]
Published in 50 hymnals

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1 There is a Home eternal,
Beautiful and bright,
Where sweet joys supernal
Never are dimm’d by night;
White-rob’d angels are singing
Ever around the bright throne;
When, O when shall I see thee,
Beautiful, beautiful Home?

Home, Beautiful Home!
Brigh,t beautiful Home!
Home, home of our Saviour,
Bright, beautiful Home!

2 Flow’rs are ever springing
In that Home so fair,
Thousands of children are singing
Praises to Jesus there;
How they swell the glad anthems
Ever around the bright throne;
When, O when shall I see thee,
Beautiful, beautiful Home? [Refrain]

3 Soon shall I join that anthem,
Far beyond the sky;
Christ became my ransom,
Why should I fear to die?
Soon my eyes shall behold Him
Seated upon the bright throne;
Then, O then shall I see thee,
Beautiful, beautiful Home? [Refrain]

Source: The Helper in Sacred Song: for Sunday-schools, churches, and devotional services #118

Author: Horatius R. Palmer

Palmer, Horatio Richmond, MUS. DOC, was born April 26, 1834. He is the author of several works on the theory of music; and the editor of some musical editions of hymnbooks. To the latter he contributed numerous tunes, some of which have attained to great popularity, and 5 of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, London, 1881. His publications include Songs of Love for the Bible School; and Book of Anthems, the combined sale of which has exceeded one million copies. As a hymnwriter he is known by his "Yield not to temptation," which was written in 1868, and published in the National Sunday School Teachers' Magazine, from which it passed, with music by the author, into his Songs of Love, &c, 1874, and other collections. In A… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a home eternal, beautiful and bright
Title: Beautiful home
Author: Horatius R. Palmer
Refrain First Line: Home, beautiful home



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