Come, Christian Brethren!

Come Christian brethren ere we part

Author: Henry Kirke White
Published in 218 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Christian brethren, ere we part,
Every voice and every heart
Join, and to our Father raise
One last hymn of grateful praise.

2 Though we here should meet no more,
Yet there is a brighter shore;
There released from toil and pain,
Saints with joy shall meet again.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #274

Author: Henry Kirke White

White, Henry Kirke, a gifted English poet who died early in life, was born in Nottingham, England, March 21, 1785. Very early he manifested a remarkable love for books and a decided talent for composition. But his parents were poor, and he was apprenticed in early boyhood to a stocking weaver, from which uncongenial servitude he escaped as soon as he could and began the study of law; but later he was converted and felt called to the ministry. The story of his conversion from deism to Christianity is briefly but beautifully told in the poem titled "The Star of Bethlehem." He entered St. John's College, Cambridge, in 1805 as a servitor; but died October 19, 1806, in the second year of his college course, when only twenty-one years of age. In… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come Christian brethren ere we part
Title: Come, Christian Brethren!
Author: Henry Kirke White
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #11979
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