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هل لقاء نجتنيه

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1 - هل لقاءٌ نجتنيهِ
عندَ فادينا الحبيبْ
مَن حياةُ النفسِ فيهِ
وهو للقلبِ نِعمَ النصيبْ

القرار
كيف لا والربُّ صرَّحْ
أننا معهُ نكونْ
في ديارِ المجدِ نفرحْ
كلُّنا أيها المؤمنونْ

2 - هل نلاقي كلَّ مؤمنْ
ثمَّ في دارِ النعيمْ
والمسيحُ الرب يُعلنْ
سرَّ مجدٍ جليلٍ عظيمْ

3 - هل نرى نهراً صفاهُ
راقَ لوناً كالزجاجْ
حيث يعطينا الإلهُ
ثوبَ بِرٍّ نقيٍّ وتاجْ

4 - ليتَ شِعْري هل نُؤدي
ثمَّ ترتيلَ السرورْ
إذ مسيحُ الله يُبدي
كلَّ حبٍّ لدهرِ الدهورْ

5 - عن قريبٍ سوف نُبصِرْ
ما نرجوهُ بالعَيانْ
إذ كتابُ الحقِّ يُخبِرْ
قائلاً إننا لا نُدانْ


Source: ترانيم الإيمان #343

Translator: سليم كساب

Saleem Ibn Elias Kassab سليم بن إلياس كساب Go to person page >

Author: Robert Lowry

Robert Lowry was born in Philadelphia, March 12, 1826. His fondness for music was exhibited in his earliest years. As a child he amused himself with the various musical instruments that came into his hands. At the age of seventeen he joined the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, and soon became an active worker in the Sunday-school as teacher and chorister. At the age of twenty-two he gave himself to the work of the ministry, and entered upon a course of study at the University of Lewisburg, Pa. At the age of twenty-eight he was graduated with the highest honors of his class. In the same year of his graduation, he entered upon the work of the ministry. He served as pastor at West Chester, Pa., 1851-1858; in New York City, 1859-1861;… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: هل لقاء نجتنيه
English Title: Shall We Gather at the River?
Translator: سليم كساب
Author: Robert Lowry
Language: Arabic
Refrain First Line: كيف لا والرب صرح
Publication Date: 1885
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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