LIX. A dying Saint's Farewell

1 Dear Friends farewel, I go to dwell
With Jesus Christ, on High;
There for to sing Praise to my King
To all Eternity.

2 While I've been here you have been dear,
I've always found you kind;
But now thro' Grace, I quit this Place,
And leave you all behind.

3 Weep not for me, for here you see
My Trials have been great;
But now ('tis true) I bid adieu,
And change my mournful State.

4 'Twill not be long before the Throng
Will all together be;
And you that know the Lord, below,
Shall then your Saviour see.

5 There we shall join in songs Divine,
God's holy Name shall Praise;
And view Christ's Smiles, forget the Toils
Of these few evil Days.

6 There we shall stand at his right Hand,
And in his Presence dwell;
And him adore, forevermore,
So Brethren, now farewel.

Text Information
First Line: Dear Friends, farewell, I go to dwell
Title: A dying Saint's Farewell
Language: English
Publication Date: 1791
Topic: Brotherly Love
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