Cease my heart, these earthly clingings

Cease my heart, these earthly clingings

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Cease. my heart, these earthly clingings]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Cease, my heart, these earthly clingings,
Life is but a fleeting day;
One by one its links are broken,
One by one they pass away.

Far beyond this world of changes,
Far beyond this world of care,
We shall find our missing treasures,
In our Father’s mansion fair.

2 Faithful friends around us gather,
Faithful friends our footsteps guide;
But how many more are waiting,
Waiting on the other side. [Refrain]

3 Call not back the dear departed,
Anchored safe where storms are o’er;
On the border land we left them,
Soon to meet, and part no more. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #139

Author: Fanny Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: Cease my heart, these earthly clingings
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: Far beyond this world
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