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To Mourn Our Dead We Gather HereMary Bradford Whiting (1864-?)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
857VictoriaSir Arthur S. Sullivan (1842-1900)

1To mourn our dead we gather here
In love and grief today;
Oh! Thou Whom we have held so dear,
Whom God hath called away–
A long farewell we say!
2By faith we hear the triumph song
That greets the ransomed soul,
Thy Savior’s love, through woe and wrong,
Hath led thee to thy goal,
Death’s waves between us roll!
3Yet through our tears a whisper sweet
Falls with a heavenly strain,
What though we part ’tis but to meet,
For joy comes after pain!
Until we meet again!
4Across Death’s dim and shadowy sea
Bright rays of sunrise move,
From that far Land where we would be–
The deathless Land of Love!
We meet again above. Amen.
2 Samuel12:23But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.

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