We'll Never Say Good-by

Our friends on earth we meet with pleasure

Author: Anzentia Igene Perry Chapman
Tune: [Our friends on earth we meet with pleasure]
Published in 103 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Our friends on earth we meet with pleasure,
While swift the moments fly,
Yet ever comes the tho’t of sadness,
That we must say goodbye.

Refrain:
We’ll never say goodbye in heav’n,
We’ll never say goodbye,
For in that land of joy and song
We’ll never say goodbye.

2 How joyful is the tho’t that lingers,
When loved ones cross death’s sea,
That when our labors here are ended,
With them we’ll ever be. [Refrain]

3 No parting words shall e’er be spoken
In that bright land of flow’rs,
But songs of joy, and peace, and gladness
Shall evermore be ours. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Praise: for Use in Gospel Meetings, Evangelistic Services ... #103

Author: Anzentia Igene Perry Chapman

Anzentia Igene (Angie) Perry Chapman, 1849-1889. Born near Lansing, MI, Angie was the wife of Free Methodist minister, Edwin W. Chapman. They had three children. She helped on his evangelism tours and rural preaching circuits. They worked in Sparta, MI, and helped found the first Free Methodist church in Grand Rapids, MI. She also wrote hymn lyrics. In 1888 they followed an evangelistic tour of Kansas, and them moved to Isabella County, MI. She died in Mt. Pleasant, MI. John Perry  Go to person page >

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The Cyber Hymnal #7579
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Small Church Music #6194
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Sacred Selections for the Church #456

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Small Church Music #6194

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The Cyber Hymnal #7579

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