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4 Lift up your hearts, ye soldiers bold, Redemption's drawing nigh;
We soon shall hear the trumpet sound,
7s & 6s. ANONYMOUS.
1 O DON'T you hear the alarm!
He sends his gospel round:
For Jesus is now calling you
2 Come let us walk together,
"Tis he who leads the band.
Come be a valiant soldier,
And cast away your fears.
3 0 who will list for Jesus,
4 And when the war is ended,
And take the large possession, where
Meeting of Friends.
WELL, dear friends, we've met again,
Oft have we in love retir'd,
Oft has death and sorrow reign'd,
2 Though a length of time has past,
Though in climes far distant wide,
Serving God through Christ his Son.
3 Bless the Lord, our God most high,
L. M. ANONYMOUS.
1 FAREWELL dear brethren in the Lord: The gospel sounds the jubilee ;
Our stammering tongues shall sound aloud,
2 Farewell in bonds of union dear,
Like strings you twine about the heart; We humbly beg your earnest prayer, Till we shall meet no more to part; Till we shall meet in heaven above, Encircled in eternal love.
3 Farewell young people one and all,
While God will give us breath to breathe, We'll pray to the eternal All,
That our dear souls in Christ may live;
4 Farewell, farewell! we look above;
L. M. ANONYMOUS.
1 PILGRIMS with pleasure let us part,
2 Fare you well dear friends, we must be gone We have no home nor stay with you,
We'll take our staffs and travel on,
Till we a better world can view.
3 Travel on to blest eternity,
Where Jesus waits for us to come,
In death's dark gloom shout victory,
4 Golden joys above, where Jesus dwells,
Fountain of life immortal flows,
Through heavenly worlds without restraint.
1 LORD, when together here we meet,
3 Thus let us all in Christ be one,
4 Where sin and sorrow from each heart,
And not one thought, that we shall part,
1 FAREWELL, my dear brethren, the time
That we must be parted from this social band:
3 Farewell, faithful soldiers, you'll soon be discharg'd,
The war is just ended, the treasure's enlarg'd; With singing and shouting, tho' Jordan may roar,
We'll enter fair Canaan, and rest on the shore.
Sore trials await you, but Jesus is near;