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Parting Hymn

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1 Savior, again to your dear name we raise
With one accord our parting hymn of praise.
We give you thanks before our worship cease,
And now departing, wait your word of peace.

2 Grant us your peace upon our homeward way;
With you began, with you shall end the day.
Guard now the lips from sin, the hearts from shame,
That in this house have called upon your name.

3 Grant us your peace throughout our earthly life:
Comfort in sorrow, courage in the strife.
Then when your voice shall make our conflict cease,
Call us, O Lord, to your eternal peace.


1 Después, Señor, de haber tenido aquí,
de tu palabra la bendita luz,
a nuestro hogar condúcenos y allí
de todos cuida, ¡buen Pastor Jesús!

2 En nuestras almas graba con poder
tu fiel palabra, cada exhortación;
y que, tu ley pudiendo comprender,
contigo estemos en mayor unión.

3 Al terminar, Señor, mi vida aquí,
mis ojos pueda sin temor cerrar,
y en mi glorioso despertar,
que en ti de paz eterna pueda disfrutar.

Source: Santo, Santo, Santo: cantos para el pueblo de Dios = Holy, Holy, Holy: song for the people of God #700

Author: John Ellerton

John Ellerton (b. London, England, 1826; d. Torquay, Devonshire, England, 1893) Educated at King William's College on the Isle of Man and at Trinity College, Cambridge, England, he was ordained in the Church of England in 1851. He served six parishes, spending the longest time in Crewe Green (1860-1872), a church of steelworkers and farmers. Ellerton wrote and translated about eighty hymns, many of which are still sung today. He helped to compile Church Hymns and wrote its handbook, Notes and Illustrations to Church Hymns (1882). Some of his other hymn texts were published in The London Mission Hymn Book (1884). Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Savior, again to Thy dear Name we raise
Title: Parting Hymn
Author: John Ellerton (1866)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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