Almost Home



1st Verse (lead first, then all repeat)
For many long years   (all)   For many long years
I've traveled this road   (all)   I've traveled this road
I get weary and tired   (all)   I get weary and tired
Of carrying this load   (all)   Of carrying this load
So often I'm tempted   (all)   So often I'm tempted
By satan to bide   (all)   By satan to bide
But I'm too near home   (all)   But I'm too near home
To turn back now   (all)   To turn back now


Chorus
I'm almost home   (all)   I'm almost home
I'm almost home   (all)   I'm almost home
And I know my race   (all)   And I know my race
Is almost run   (all)   Is almost run
Through trouble and sorrow   (all)   Through trouble and sorrow
I've already come   (all)   I've already come
But I can't turn back now   (all)   But I can't turn back now
I'm too near home   (all)   I'm too near home


2nd Verse
When I stand at that river   (all)   When I stand at that river
That homeland I see   (all)   That homeland I see
With that beautiful mansion   (all)   With that beautiful mansion
That He's built for me   (all)   That He's built for me
Just a few days of labor   (all)   Just a few days of labor
Then I'm going home   (all)   Then I'm going home
For I know what awaits me   (all)   For I know what awaits me
Twill be worth the cause   (all)   Twill be worth the cause


3rd Verse
When my labor on Earth   (all)   When my labor on Earth
Here I must lay down   (all)   Here I must lay down
When I go to receive   (all)   When I go to receive
My robe and my crown   (all)   My robe and my crowne
It's good bye dear friends   (all)   It's good bye dear friends
I've met on my way   (all)   I've met on my way
But I'll meet you again   (all)   But I'll meet you again
On the homecoming day   (all)   On the homecoming day


Repeat Chorus