In My Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.@John 14:2

H. Lutton, in Praise Hymns and Full Salvation Songs, edited by Jonas Trumbauer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John J. Hood, 1898), number 41.

John R. Sweney (🔊 pdf nwc).

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John R. Sweney (1837-1899)

There’s a place in Heav’n prepared for me,
When the toils of this life are o’er;
Where the saints, robed in white, shall forever be,
Singing praises forever more.

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Jesus promised me a home over there,
Jesus promised me a home over there;
No more sickness, sorrow, pain or death,
Jesus promised me a home over there.

In my Father’s home are mansions bright,
Jesus says it and I know ’tis true;
There’s a home for me, in that land of light,
Brother, sister, there is one for you.

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Many dear ones we loved are before the throne,
In that happy, happy home on high;
I shall walk with them thro’ the streets of gold,
I shall wear a starry crown by and by.

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In that home above, beyond the skies,
Soon from sickness, pain and death I’ll be,
There with Jesus to reign forevermore,
Throughout all eternity.

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