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The Preacher's Farewell

Brethren I bid you all farewell

Published in 29 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Brethren, I bid you all farewell,
And from my very heart,
Affectionately I do tell,
That you and I must part.

2 And if I see you not again,
I trust that I can say,
My labor shall not be in vain,
That I have spent this day.

3 I trust I can to record call,
All you that hear me now,
I have declar'd God's counsels all,
As he did me endow.

4 I now depart, I leave you here,
I leave you with the Lord,
And may we all henceforth appear,
To be of one accord.

5 And if we never meet again,
While we on earth remain,
O may we meet on Canaan's shore,
And never part again.

6 There we shall join to sing God's praise,
And all his wonders tell,
And triumph in his holy ways,
So brethren fare you well.

Source: Divine Hymns or Spiritual Songs, for the use of religious assemblies and private Christians: being a collection #CVIII

Text Information

First Line: Brethren I bid you all farewell
Title: The Preacher's Farewell
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 29 of 29)

A Collection of Hymns, selected from sundry poets #IV

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A Collection of original and select hymns and spiritual songs #L

A New and Beautiful Collection of Select Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d41

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A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors #32

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Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs #104

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Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs #CII

Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs #d22

Divine Songs #d6

General Collection of Hymns, Original and Selected, for Use of Christians #d47

Hymns and Psalms, Original and Modern, Selected and Revised #d66

Hymns and Spiritual Songs on Different Subjects #d11

Hymns and Spirtual Songs on Different Subjects. Book 1 and 2. #d10

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Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed. corr.) #185

Hymns, Original and Selected, for the use of Christians #d33

Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. 8th ed. #d35

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Pocket Hymns #307

Primitive Baptist Hymn Book for All Lovers of Sacred Song. 3rd ed. #d29

Spiritual Melodies #d44

Spiritual Melodies. Enl. & impr. ed. #d49

The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d56

The Baptist Harmony #d44

The Good Old Songs #d68

The Good Old Songs #d68

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