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A Son's Farewell

I hear the Gospel's joyful sound

Published in 10 hymnals

Full Text

1 I hear the gospel's joyful sound,
An organ I shall be,
For to sound forth redeeming live,
And sinner's misery.

2 Honor'd parents fare you well,
My Jesus doth me call;
I leave you here with God until
I meet you once for all.

3 With due affections I'll forsake
My parents and their house,
And to the wilderness betake,
To pay the Lord my vows.

4 Then thro' the wilderness I'll run,
Preaching the gospel free;
O be not anxious for your son,
The Lord will comfort me.

5 And if through preaching I shall gain
True subjects to my Lord,
'Twill more than recompense my pain,
To see them love his word.

6 My soul doth with Mount Sion well,
What'er becomes of me:
Ther my best friends and kindred dwell,
And there I long to be.

Divine Hymns of Spiritual Songs, 1802

Text Information

First Line: I hear the Gospel's joyful sound
Title: A Son's Farewell
Language: English

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns, Selected from Sundry Poets, Together with a Number of New Poems, Never Before Published #d13
A New Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs. 3rd ed. #d8
Divine Hymns or Spiritual Songs, for the use of religious assemblies and private Christians: being a collection #XLVTextPage Scan
Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs for ... Religious Assemblies and Private Christians ... 9th ed. #d80
Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs: for the use of religious assemblies and private Christians (Latest and largest ed.) #XLIPage Scan
Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs: for the Use of Religious Assemblies and Private Christians. 8th ed. #d74
Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs: for the use of religious assemblies and private Christians: being formerly a collection (12th ed.) #25Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs ... for the Use of the United Church of Christ, Commonly Called Free Will Baptist #d121
The Discipline of the United Freewill Baptist Church: together with hymns and spiritual songs, for the use of its members #58Page Scan
Zion's Hymns, for the Use of the Original Free-Will Baptist Church of North Carolina #d118



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