I know that my Redeemer lives.@Job 19:25

H. A. Merrill, in The Children’s Hymnary (St. John, New Brunswick, Canada: W. W. Dudley, 1879).

George C. Stebbins (🔊 pdf nwc).

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George C. Stebbins (1846-1945)

I know that my Redeemer lives,
And has prepared a place for me,
And crowns of victory He gives
To those who would His children be.

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Then ask me not to linger long
Amid the gay and thoughtless throng,
For I am only waiting here
To hear the summons: Child, come home;
For I am only waiting here
To hear the summons: Child, come home!

I’m trusting Jesus Christ for all;
I know His blood now speaks for me;
I’m listening for the welcome call,
To say: The Master waiteth thee!

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I’m now enraptured with the thought,
I stand and wonder at His love—
That He from Heav’n to earth was brought,
To die, that I may live above.

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I know that Jesus soon will come,
I know the time will not be long,
’Till I shall reach my heavenly home,
And join the everlasting song.

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