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Hymn: I have no resting place on earth (FL)

Hymnal: The Christian Psalmist

Date: 1850

Compiler: Silas W Leonard and A D Fillmore

Publisher/Printer: S W Leonard

First Line: I have no resting place on earth

Topic: <no topic given>

Writer: <no first name given> <no last name given>


Meter: CM

Tune: Heaven is my home

Hymn Number: <no hymn number given>

Page Number: 108, click to see hymnal pages


I have no rest-ing place on earth,

On which to fix my love;

But O my heart is yearning for 

The promised rest a-bove.

'Tis true the earth is passing fair,

O'er which I sad-ly roam;

But yet it hath no charms for me,

For heaven is my home.

A pilgrim long I've wandered here,

But with a steadfast eye

I see a rest reserved for me

At God's right hand on high;

Then all the joys of earth in vain

Will tempt my feet to roam,

To seek a rest on earth below,

Since heaven is my home.

Oh! were this world as fair as when

Primeval Eden smiled

I would not by its glowing charms

To dwell here, be beguiled;

But I would seek a brighter world

Where God has bid me come.

Then seek no more to bind me here

For heaven is my home.