Gliding o’er life’s fitful waters,
Heavy surges sometimes roll;
And we sigh for yonder haven,
For the homeland of the soul.
Blessèd homeland, ever fair!
Sin can never enter there;
But the soul, to life awaking,
Everlasting bloom shall wear.
Oft we catch a faint reflection,
Of its bright and vernal hills;
And, though distant, how we hail it!
How each heart with rapture thrills!
To our Father, and our Savior,
To the Spirit, Three in One,
We shall sing glad songs of triumph
When our harvest work is done.
’Tis the weary pilgrim’s homeland,
Where each throbbing care shall cease,
And our longings and our yearnings,
Like a wave, be hushed to peace.
lyrics online will lead you to thousands of lyrics to hymns, choruses, worship
songs and gospel recordings. Free Christian hymn lyrics include popular hymns,
both new and old, traditional and modern, as well as rare and hard-to-find
hymns. We have been online since 2004 and have reached over 1 million people in
over 150 countries worldwide. In 2007, this site became the largest Christian
lyrics site on the entire internet.
Carden's Design. All Rights Reserved. This
website is privately owned and operated.