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Brethren farewell, I do you tell

Brethren farewell, I do you tell

Published in 18 hymnals

Full Text

1 Brethren farewell, I do you tell,
That you and I must part;
I go away, and here you stay,
But still you join in heart.

2 Your love to me has run most free,
Your conversation sweet;
How could I bare to journey where
With you I cannot meet.

3 But still I find, my heart's inclin'd
To do my work below;
When Christ doth call, I trust I shall
Be ready for to go.

4 I leave you all, both great and small,
In Christ's encircled arms;
Who will you save from death and th' grave
And shield you from all harm.

5 I trust you'll pray, both night and day,
And keep your garments white;
For you and me, that we may be
The Children of the light.

6 If you go first, amen you must,
The will of God be done;
I hope the Lord will you reward,
With an immortal crown.

7 If I'm call'd home while I am gone,
Indulge no tears for me;
I hoe to sing tha praise my king,
To all eternity.

8 I long to go, so farewell woe,
My soul shall be at rest;
No more shall I complain or sigh,
But be forever blest.

9 O may we meet and be complete,
And long together dwell;
And serve the Lord with one accord,
So brethren all farewell.

Divine Hymns of Spiritual Songs, 1802

Text Information

First Line: Brethren farewell, I do you tell
Language: English



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