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My New Name

When life's sun has gone down into rest

Author: Menzies Cumming (1917)
Tune: [When life's sun has gone down into rest]
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1. When life’s sun has gone down into rest,
And the grave seems the home of hopes blighted;
What tho’ dark be its shades,
And tho’ silent its glades?
I’ll awake in the land by love lighted.

Refrain
O what will my new name be there?
When done with this life and its story?
In a white stone so fair, and graven with care,
That name I shall know when in glory.

2. Well I know it will be a sweet name,
That within the white stone will be written;
For my Savior is mine,
And my counselor divine,
Will reveal it to me when in Heaven. [Refrain]

3. What a joy will be mine in that day,
When I meet with dear friends loved and gracious,
Who have crossed o’er the tide
Unto Canaan’s fair side,
Where we’ll sing of our Savior so precious. [Refrain]

Author: Menzies Cumming

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Text Information

First Line: When life's sun has gone down into rest
Title: My New Name
Author: Menzies Cumming (1917)
Source: The Wonderful Story in Song, by Frederick A. Fillmore (Cincinnati, Ohio: F. L. Rowe, 1917), number 36
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O what will my new name be there?
Notes: In this book, the author's name is shown as Cummins.
Copyright: Public Domain

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