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Brother, thou hast left us lonely

Brother, thou hast left us lonely

Tune: MOUNT VERNON (Mason)
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Brother, thou hast left us lonely,
Sorrow fills our hearts today;
But beyond this vale of sorrow
Tears will all be wiped away.

2 Brother, thou art sweetly resting,
Cold may be this earthly tomb,
But the angels sweetly whispered,
“Come and live with us at home.”

3 Brother, thou art sweetly rest
On the lovely Savior’s breast,
Where the wicked cease from troubling,
And the weary are at rest.

4 Brother, thou art sweetly resting,
Here thy toils and pains are o’er;
Pain and sickness, death and sorrow,
Never can distress thee more.

Source: Songs of Grace and Glory: A New and Inspiring Selection of Sacred Songs for Evangelical Use and General Worship #368

Text Information

First Line: Brother, thou hast left us lonely
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We are weeping, sadly weeping
Copyright: Public Domain

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Church and Sunday School Hymnal with Supplement #172

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Hymns and Tunes #80

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Songs of Grace and Glory #368

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