For Those We Love Within the Veil

For those we love within the veil

Author: William Charter Piggott (1931)
Tune: ES IST KEIN TAG
Published in 17 hymnals

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1 For those we love within the veil,
Who once were comrades of our way,
We thank thee, Lord; for they have won
To cloudless day.

2 And life for them is life indeed,
The splendid goal of earth’s strait race;
And where no shadows intervene
They see thy face.

3 Free from the fret of mortal years,
And knowing now thy perfect will,
With quickened sense and heightened joy
They serve thee still.

4 O fuller, sweeter is that life,
And larger, ampler is the air;
Eye cannot see nor heart conceive
The glory there!

5 There are no tears within their eyes;
With love they keep perpetual tryst;
And praise and work and rest are one
With thee, O Christ.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #878

Author: William Charter Piggott

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Text Information

First Line: For those we love within the veil
Title: For Those We Love Within the Veil
Author: William Charter Piggott (1931)
Meter: 8.8.8.4
Language: English

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The Cyber Hymnal #1595
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Rejoice in the Lord #589

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The Cyber Hymnal #1595

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The Song Book of the Salvation Army #878

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