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"And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a great voice out of heaven, saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God."-Rev. 21:1-3.
MRS. ELLEN H. GATES.
PHILIP PHILLIPS, by per.
Where no storms ever beat on the glittering strand, While the years of eter-ni- ty roll.
Having a desire to depart, and be with Christ; which is far better."-Phil. 1:23. "When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory."-Col. 3:4. JAMES MONTGOMERY.
ISAAC B. WOODBURY.
Lord!" A - men, so let it be; Life for the dead is high, Home of my soul, how near At times to faith's ascome That ends earth's night of pain, Thro' grace I shall es4. "For ever with the Lord!" Father, if 'tis thy will, The promise of that
in that word: 'Tis im
Here in this
Absent from him I roam; Yet night - ly pitch my moving tent A
fore the throne, "For
bod y pent, spir - it faints "as I'm known," my right hand,
“The redeemed of the Lord shall return, and come with singing unto Zion."-Isa. 51: 11.
1. I'm go-ing home; the tidings come, 2. I'm go-ing home; this wilderness 3. I'm go-ing home, and cold, pale death 4. I'm going home, I'm going home,
A little long er here I'll roam, The glorious mansions read y made, My long-lost friends shall meet me there, O happy day! it soon will come,
Hail! happy day, hail! ho
And sweet-ly fall up on my ear;
And then my Saviour will ap-pear.
GEO. E. LEE.
I'm going home, ye sighs and tears, 1 bid you now
ly rest, Hail! angels, saints, and Saviour too;
"These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth."-Heb. 11:13. REV. SAMUEL STENNETT,
T. C. O'KANE.
Jordan's storm - y banks I stand, And cast 2. O'er all those wide extended plains Shines one 3. When shall 1 reach that happy place, And 4. Filled with de light, my raptured soul Would here no longer
Canaan's fair and happy land, Where my pos- ses- sions
There Christ, the Sun, for er reigns, And scatters night away. When shall Ι see my Father's face, And his king-dom rest? Tho' Jordan's waves
around me roll, Fear- less I'd launch a
wish - ful
- ter- nal
by and by,
Sing the song of Mo-ses and the
1. There is a land of 2. My Saviour then will 3. A sweet perfume up 4. The zephyrs then will
"Thy land shall be called Beulah, for the Lord delighteth in thee.”—Isa. 62: 4.
There shines undimm'd one blissful day, For earth's dark night has passed a-way.
He'll gently lead me by the hand, In that ce lestial, hap - py land.
And find on that e
O Beulah land! sweet Beulah land! Up - on thy hights I long to stand,
JNO. R. SWENEY.
And view the radiant, jas - per sea, And mansions fair, prepared for me;
From "The Garner," by per. John J. Hood.