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723. Come Away to the Skies

1 Come away to the skies, my beloved, arise
and rejoice in the day thou wast born;
on this festival day, come exulting away,
and with singing to Zion return.

2 Now with singing and praise, let us spend all the days,
by our heavenly Father bestowed,
while his grace we receive from his bounty,
and live to the honor and glory of God.

3 For the glory we were first created to share,
both the nature and kingdom divine!
Now created again that our lives may remain
throughout time and eternity thine.

4 We with thanks do approve the design of that love
which hath joined us to Jesus’ dear name;
so united in heart, let us nevermore part,
till we meet at the feast of the Lamb.

5 Hallelujah we sing to our Father and King,
and his rapturous praises repeat:
to the Lamb that was slain, hallelujah again;
sing, all heaven and fall at his feet.

Text Information
First Line: Come away to the skies
Title: Come Away to the Skies
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: 6.6.9.6.6.9.
Scripture: Song of Solomon 2:13
Topic: Rejoicing in God; Special Topics: Marriage and the Home; Christ: Lamb of God (1 more...)
Source: The Southern Harmony, 1835; alt.
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: MIDDLEBURY
Arranger: Jack W. Burnam, b. 1946
Meter: 6.6.9.6.6.9.
Key: E♭ Major
Source: The Southern Harmony, 1835
Copyright: Tune arr. © Jack W. Burman.



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