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I’m Gonna Take My Cross To Glory

I gotta home in the Kingdom
Ain’t that Good News?
I gotta home in that Kingdom
Ain’t that Good News?

Gonna Lay Down This World
Shoulder Up My Cross
Take It Home To My Jesus
Ain’t that Good News


The slave singer recognizes that there is a home in glory. That home is good news and presumably will elicit praise in the singer and those who hear. In other stanzas the singer notes that there is a crown in the Kingdom. This is all good news.