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When we asunder part,

It gives us inward pain;
But we shall still be joined in heart,

And hope to meet again.
5 This glorious hope revives

Our courage by the way;
While each in expectation lives,

And longs to see the day.
From sorrow, toil, and pain,

And sin we shall be free ;
And perfect love and friendship reign

Through all eternity. 511

FAIL! sweetest, dearest tie that binds

Our glowing hearts in one ;"
Hail ! sacred hope that tunes our minds

To harmony divine.
It is the hope, the blissful hope,

Which Jesus' grace has given ;
The hope when days and years are past

We all shall meet in heaven.
We all shall meet in heaven at last,

We all shall meet in heaven;
The hope when days and years are past

We all shall meet in heaven. What though the northern wintry blast

Shall howl around our cot; What though beneath an eastern sun Be cast our distant lot? Yet still we share the blissful hope Which Jesus' grace has given, &c.

3 From Burmah's shores, from Afric's

strand,
From India's burning plain,
From Europe, from Columbia's land,
We hope to meet again.
It is the hope, the blissful hope,

Which Jesus' grace has given, &c. 4 No lingering look, no parting sigh,

Our future meeting knows ; There, friendship beams from every eye, And love immortal grows. O sacred hope! O blissful hope ! Which Jesus' grace has given, &c.

A. SUTTON. 612

65.65.6665. WHEN shall we meet again, ,

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When will peace wreathe her chain

Round us for ever?
Our hearts will ne'er repose,
Safe from each blast that blows,
In this dark vale of woes;

Never, no never.
2 When shall love freely flow

Pure as life's river ?
When shall sweet friendship glow

Changeless for ever?
Where joys celestial thrill,
Where bliss each heart shall fill,
And fears of parting chill

Never, no never.

3 Up to that world of light

Take us, dear Saviour ;
May we all there unite,

Happy for ever.
Where kindred spirits dwell,
There may our music swell,
And time our joys dispel

Never, no never.
Soon shall we meet again,

Meet ne'er to sever ;
Soon shall peace wreathe her chain

Round us for ever.
Our hearts will then repose,
Secure from earthly woes;
Our song of praise shall close
Never, no never.

ALARIC WATTS.

66.8.4. ITH the sweet word of peace

eace, as a river to increase,

And ceaseless flow.
With the calm word of prayer
We earnestly commend
ur brethren to Thy watchful care,

Eternal Friend !
With the dear word of love
We give our brief farewell ;
ir love below, and Thine above,
With them shall dwell.

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4 With the strong word of faith

We stay qurselves on Thee ;
That Thou, O Lord, in life and death

Their Help shalt be. 5

Then the bright word of hope

Shall on our parting gleam, And tell of joys beyond the scope

Of earthborn dream. 6 Farewell ! in hope and love,

In faith and peace and prayer; Till He whose home is ours above Unite us there!

G. WATSON.

INVITATION TO CHURCH

FELLOWSHIP. 614 BRETHREN, we have found the Lord

to His
You would joy to know His grace,

Come and seek our Father's face. 2 Some of us were near despair, When we came to Him in prayer,

Came to joyful,sweet relief,

For He helped our unbelief.
3 Some drew nigh in childhood's hour,
Drawn by love's resistless power ;

Ere we felt a grief or fear,
Grace and love were shining clear.

Some returned to God so late,
Iad His mercy been less great,

We had missed the life of bliss,
As we lost the joy of this.
but our witness now is one---
le for us great things hath done ;
When we learned on Him to call,
His compassions saved us all.
rethren, see the Saviour's face
urned to you with boundless grace ;

Love Him, trust Him, join our songMercies to our God belong !

E. H. JACKSON.

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Df love, we offer thee :
iving the world, thou dost but part
from lies and vanity.
weal or woe, in joy or care,
'hy portion shall be ours ;
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'hey lend their mutual powers.
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Vhose faith the victory won.

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