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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

Representative Text

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 #743

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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #473

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d888

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Christian Chorals, for the Chapel and Fireside #39

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Church Hymnal #533

Gesangbuch fuer Deutsche Sonntagsschulen #d196

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #667

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Hymns for the Church on Earth #56

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #1224

Songs for the New Life #d638

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1096

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1234

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1234

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1234

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1234

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1234

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Songs of the Church #1159

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

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The Baptist Praise Book #1117

The Book of Praise #d367

The Book of Praise #d775

The Chapel Hymn Book #d354

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d885

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The College Hymnal #463

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