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4427. My Latest Sun Is Sinking Fast

1. My latest sun is sinking fast,
My race is nearly run;
My strongest trials now are past,
My triumph is begun.

O come, angel band,
Come and around me stand;
O bear me away on your snowy wings
To my eternal home;
O bear me away on your snowy wings
To my eternal home.

2. I know I’m near the holy ranks
Of friends and kindred dear,
For I hear the waves on Jordan’s banks,
The crossing must be near. [Refrain]

3. I’ve almost reached my heav’nly home,
My spirit loudly sings;
Thy holy ones, behold, they come!
I hear the noise of wings. [Refrain]

4. O bear my longing heart to Him,
Who bled and died for me;
Whose blood now cleanses from all sin,
And gives me victory. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: My latest sun is sinking fast
Title: My Latest Sun Is Sinking Fast
Author: Jefferson Hascall (1860)
Refrain First Line: O come, angel band
Language: English
Source: Melodeon, by J. W. Dadmun, 1860
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [My latest sun is sinking fast]
Composer: William Batchelder Bradbury (1862)
Incipit: 55555 61165 12215
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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