298. O Lord of Life, Where'er They Be

1 O Lord of life, where’er they be,
safe in thine own eternity,
our dead are living unto thee.
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

2 All souls are thine, and here or there,
they rest within thy sheltering care;
one providence alike they share.
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

3 Thy word is true, thy ways are just;
above the requiem, “Dust to dust,”
shall rise our song of grateful trust.
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

4 O happy they in God who rest,
no more by fear and doubt oppressed;
living or dying, they are blest.
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

Text Information
First Line: O Lord of life, where'er they be
Title: O Lord of Life, Where'er They Be
Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer (1840-1929)
Meter: 888 with Alleluias
Publication Date: 1998
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Funeral
Tune Information
Composer: Melchior Vulpius (1570?-1615)
Harmonizer: Ernest Campbell MacMillan (1893-1973)
Meter: 888 with Alleluias
Key: C Major
Copyright: Harm. © Estate of Sir Ernest MacMillan, Ross A. MacMillan, executor

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