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Sleep Thy Last SleepRev. Edward A. Dayman (1807-1890)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
859RequiemSir Joseph Barnby (1838-1896)

1Sleep thy last sleep,
Free from care and sorrow,
Rest, where none weep,
Till the eternal morrow;
Though dark waves roll
O’er the silent river,
Thy fainting soul
Jesus can deliver.
2Life’s dream is past,
All its sin, its sadness,
Brightly at last
Dawns a day of gladness;
Under thy sod,
Earth, receive our treasure,
To rest in God,
Waiting all His pleasure.
3Though we may mourn
Those in life the dearest,
They shall return,
Christ, when Thou appearest!
Soon shall Thy voice
Comfort those now weeping,
Bidding rejoice
All in Jesus sleeping. Amen.
Job3:17There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the weary be at rest.
Hosea14:7They that dwell under his shadow shall return; they shall revive as the corn, and grow as the vine: the scent thereof shall be as the wine of Lebanon.
1 Corinthians15:18Then they also which are fallen asleep in Christ are perished.
1 Thessalonians4:13,1413 But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. 14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.

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