There is an hour, when I must part

There is an hour, when I must part

Author: Andrew Reed
Tune: AUGUSTUS
Published in 26 hymnals

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1 There is an hour when I must part
From all I hold most dear;
And life, with its best hopes, will then
As nothingness appear.

2 There is an hour when I must sink
Beneath the stroke of death;
And yield to Him who gave it first,
My struggling vital breath.

3 There is an hour when I must stand
Before the judgment-seat;
And all my sins, and all my foes,
In awful vision meet.

4 There is an hour when I must look
On one Eternity;
And nameless woe, or blissful life,
My endless portion be.

5 O Saviour, then in all my need
Be near, be near to me!
And let my soul, by steadfast faith,
Find life and heaven in Thee.

Source: Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #473

Author: Andrew Reed

Reed, Andrew, D.D., son of Andrew Reed, was born in London on Nov. 27, 1787, and educated for the Congregational Ministry at Hackney College, London. He was first the pastor of the New Road Chapel, St. George's-in-the-East, and then of the Wycliffe Chapel, which was built through his exertions in 1830. His degree was conferred by Yule College, America. He died Feb. 25, 1862. As the founder of "The London Orphan Asylum," "The Asylum for Fatherless Children," “The Asylum for Idiots” "The Infant Orphan Asylum," and "The Hospital for Incurables," Dr. Reed is more fully known, and will be longer remembered than by his literary publications. His Hymn Book was the growth of years. The preparation began in 1817, when he published a Supplement… Go to person page >

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First Line: There is an hour, when I must part
Author: Andrew Reed

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #743Page Scan
Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #473TextPage Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d888
Christian Chorals, for the Chapel and Fireside #39Page Scan
Church Hymnal #533Page Scan
Gesangbuch fuer Deutsche Sonntagsschulen #d196
Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #667Page Scan
Hymns for the Church on Earth: being three hundred and sixty-six hymns and spiritual songs. (For the most part of modern date.) (New Ed.) #56Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #1224Page Scan
Songs for the New Life #d638
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1096
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1234Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1234Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1234Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1234Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1234Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1159Page Scan
Spiritual Songs for a Month. 1st Am. from the 6th Eng. ed. #d50
Spiritual Songs, Being One Hyndred Hymns Not to be Found in the Hymn Books Commonly Used. New Am. from the Enl. English ed. #d82
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d870
The Baptist Praise Book #1117Page Scan
The Book of Praise #d367
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d775
The Chapel Hymn Book #d354
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d885
The College Hymnal: for divine service at Yale College in the Battell Chapel #463Page Scan
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