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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, Lord, through the coming night;
turn all our darkness to your perfect light.
Then, while we sleep, our hope and strength renew,
for dark and light are both alike to you.

4 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.

Source: Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #932

Author: John Ellerton

Ellerton, John, M.A., son of George Ellerton, was born in London, Dec. 16, 1826, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A. 1849; M.A. 1854). Taking Holy Orders he was successively Curate of Easebourne, Sussex, 1850; Brighton, and Lecturer of St. Peter's, Brighton, 1852; Vicar of Crewe Green, and Chaplain to Lord Crewe, 1860; Rector of Hinstock, 1872; of Barnes, 1876; and of White Roding, 1886. Mr. Ellerton's prose writings include The Holiest Manhood, 1882; Our Infirmities, 1883, &c. It is, however, as a hymnologist, editor, hymnwriter, and translator, that he is most widely known. As editor he published: Hymns for Schools and Bible Classes, Brighton, 1859. He was also co-editor with Bishop How and others of the Society for Promoting… Go to person page >



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Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #246
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Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #321TextPage Scan
Church Family Worship #553
Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #71
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #221TextPage Scan
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Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #20TextPage Scan
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #587TextPage Scan
Complete Mission Praise #584
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #597TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #534TextPage Scan
Great Songs of the Church #11
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #345TextPage Scan
Hymnal: A Worship Book #656
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #15
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #643
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #575
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #281Text
Hymns of the Saints: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #494
Hymns Old and New: New Anglican #438
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Lutheran Worship #221TextPage Scan
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #106
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Sing Joyfully #582TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #265Audio
The Baptist Hymnal: for use in the church and home #64
The Cyber Hymnal #5901TextScoreAudio
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #604Text
The New Century Hymnal #80
The New English Hymnal #250TextPage Scan
The United Methodist Hymnal #663TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #117Text
The Worshiping Church #835TextPage Scan
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #388TextPage Scan
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #426TextPage Scan
Worship and Rejoice #711TextAudio
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