78. Part in Peace

1 Part in peace! the day before us,
praises sing for life and light.
Are the shadows lengthening o’er us?
Bless God's care who guards the night.

2 Part in peace! with deep thanksgiving,
rendering as we homeward tread,
Love and service to the living,
gentle memory to the dead.

3 Part in peace! our voices raising,
in God's presence always be.
This the worship and the praising,
bringing peace to you and me.

Text Information
First Line: Part in peace! the day before us
Title: Part in Peace
Author: Sarah Flower Adams, 1805-1848
Publication Date: 1995
Meter: 8.7.8.7.
Topic: Close of Worship
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: CHARLESTOWN
Harmonizer: Carlton R. Young (1964)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.
Key: C Major
Source: Southern Harmony, 1835
Copyright: Harmonization © 1965 Abingdon Press



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