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A Dying Saint's Farewell

Dear friends, farewell, I go to dwell

Published in 8 hymnals

Full Text

1 Dear friends farewell, I go to dwell
With Jesus Christ, on high;
There for to sing praise to my King
To all eternity.

2 While I've been here you have been dear,
I've always found you kind;
But now through grace, I quit this place,
And leave you all behind.

3 Weep not for me, for here you see
My trials have been great;
But now ('tis true) I bid adieu,
And change my mournful state.

4 'Twill not be long before the throng
Will all together be;
And you that know the Lord, below,
Shall then your Savior see.

5 There we shall join in songs divine,
God's holy name shall praise;
And view Christ's smiles, forget the toils
Of these few evil days.

6 There we shall stand at his right hand,
And in his presence dwell;
And him adore, forevermore,
So brethren, now farewell.

The Christian's duty, exhibited in a series of hymns, 1791

Text Information

First Line: Dear friends, farewell, I go to dwell
Title: A Dying Saint's Farewell
Language: English

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Choice Selection of Hymns. 2nd ed. #d53
A Choice Selection of Hymns. 6th ed. #d62
A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d94
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #861Page Scan
Christian's Duty, exhibited in a series of hymns: collected from various authors, designed for the worship of God, and for the edification of Christians, recommended to the serious..(4th ed. improved) #59Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d104
The Christian's Duty: exhibited in a series of hymns collected from various authors designed for the worship of God, and for the edification of Christians (2nd ed.) #LIXPage Scan
The Christians Duty, exhibited, in a series of Hymns: collected from various authors, designed for the worship of God, and for the edification of Christians (1st Ed.) #LIXTextPage Scan
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