The Latter Day Saints’ Selection of Hymns (RLDS)

The Latter Day Saints’ Selection of Hymns (RLDS), English.
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Emma Smith; Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
1861. 1864, 2nd Edition (last known). 286 songs.

Published by the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (now Community of Christ), a Restoration-based denomination.

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Indexes

References

  • Flake-Draper Number: 7047a (Mormon Bibliography, 1830–1930)
  • Chism Number: 83 (Selection of Early Mormon Hymnbooks, 1832–1872)
List of songs
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Public Worship (Return to top)
1.
How glorious will be the morning

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Though troubles assail, and dangers affright

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Whilst thee I seek, protecting Power!

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Know then that every soul is free

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Glorious things of thee are spoken

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The time is nigh, that happy time

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See all creation join

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O happy souls who pray

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Praise to God, immortal praise

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Ere long the vail will rend in twain

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To him that made the world

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Come all ye saints, who dwell on earth

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Great is the Lord: ’t is good to praise

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The glorious day is rolling on

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Mortals, awake! with angels join

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How pleas’d and blest was I

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Be it my own wisdom here

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Come, ye that love the Lord

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Happy the man that finds the grace

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Jesus, from whom all blessings flow

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Let earth and heaven agree

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Jesus, thou all-redeeming Lord

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O Jesus! the giver

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The morning breaks, the shadows flee

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I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath

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Praise ye the Lord! ’t is good to raise

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Father, how wide thy glory shines!

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Shepherd Divine, our wants relieve

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Ye, who in his courts are found

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O thou, to whose all-searching sight

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From all that dwell below the skies

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32.
Awake, and sing the song

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Before Jehovah’s awful throne

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Come, sound his praise abroad

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Lord, we come before thee now

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Kingdoms and thrones to God belong

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How pleasant, how divinely fair

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Come, Holy Spirit, heav’nly Dove

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39.
Sing to the great Jehovah’s praise

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40.
Let every mortal ear attend

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Jehovah reigns—your tribute bring

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The spacious firmament on high

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The happy day has rolled on

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Return, O God of love—return

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Sweet is the work, my God, my King

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How are thy servants blest! O Lord

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Lord, thou hast searched and seen me through

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When all thy mercies, O my God

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49.
With joy we meditate the grace

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The Savior lives, no more to die

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Arise! arise!—with joy survey

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Beyond the glitt’ring starry sky

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Great was the day, the joy was great

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All hail the power of Jesus’ name!

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O thou in whose presence

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Come, thou fount of every blessing

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Jesus! and shall it ever be

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58.
When I can read my title clear

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Talk with us, Lord, thyself reveal

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60.
Come, let us join our cheerful songs

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61.
And are we yet alive

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62.
Rejoice! ye Saints of Latter Days

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63.
Beloved Brethren! sing his praise

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64.
Once more we’ve met to worship

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With all my powers of heart and tongue

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66.
How happy every child of grace

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67.
Soon as I heard my Father say

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68.
Great God, attend, while Zion sings

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69.
God moves in a mysterious way

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70.
Away, my unbelieving fear!

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71.
Praise ye the Lord, my heart shall join

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72.
My God, the spring of all my joys

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73.
This God is the God we adore

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74.
The Lord my pasture shall prepare

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75.
Let sinners take their course

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76.
Why should the children of a King

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77.
How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord

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78.
Begone! unbelief, my Savior is near

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79.
We’re not ashamed to own our Lord

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80.
Great God, indulge my humble claim

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81.
He lives—the everlasting God

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82.
What though no flowers the fig-tree clothe

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83.
Jesus my glorious light appears

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84.
And did my Savior die

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85.
Awake! ye saints of God, awake!

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86.
How will the saints rejoice to tell!

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87.
Amazing grace! (how sweet the sound,)

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88.
Redeemer of Israel

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Spread of the Gospel (Return to top)
89.
The great and glorious gospel light

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90.
From Greenland’s icy mountains

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91.
How often in sweet meditation, my mind

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92.
O’er the gloomy hills of darkness

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93.
Go, ye messengers of glory

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94.
Though now the nations sit beneath

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95.
Arise, in all thy splendor, Lord

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96.
Go, ye messengers of heaven

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97.
The time is far spent—there is little remaining

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98.
Ye slumbering nations, who have slept a long night

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Second Coming of Christ (Return to top)
99.
Joy to the world! the Lord will come!

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100.
Let us pray, gladly pray

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101.
Awake, O ye people! the Savior is coming

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102.
Let Zion in her beauty rise

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103.
Jesus once of humble birth

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104.
This earth shall be a blessed place

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105.
Lo the mighty God appearing

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106.
Jesus shall reign where’er the sun

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107.
Hail to the Lord’s anointed!

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108.
The time long appointed is now drawing near

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Gathering of Israel (Return to top)
109.
Come all ye sons of Zion

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110.
On the mountain’s top appearing

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111.
“Give us room that we may dwell!”

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112.
The trump for Israel’s jubal’ year

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113.
O Lord, our Father, let thy grace

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Baptismal (Return to top)
114.
Come, ye children of the kingdom

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115.
Jesus, mighty King in Zion

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116.
In Jordan’s tide the prophet stands

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117.
Salem’s bright King, Jesus by name

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118.
Do we not know that solemn word

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119.
In pleasure sweet here we do meet

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120.
Thus was the great Redeemer plunged

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121.
Never does truth more shine

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122.
Behold the Lamb of God!

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123.
’Twas the commission of our Lord

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124.
In ancient times a man of God

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125.
Father in heav’n we do believe

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126.
How foolish to the carnal mind

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127.
Lo! on the water’s brink we stand

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128.
Repent, ye Gentiles all

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129.
Come, all you sons of God, and view

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130.
Reform, and be immersed

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131.
Proclaim, says Christ, my wondrous grace

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132.
There is a fountain filled with blood

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Sacramental (Return to top)
133.
O God th’ eternal Father

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134.
’Twas on that dark, that solemn night

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135.
Arise, my soul, arise

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136.
Behold the Savior of mankind

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137.
Alas! and did my Savior bleed!

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138.
I know that my Redeemer lives

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139.
Stretched on the cross, the Savior dies

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140.
Hark!—the voice of love and mercy

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141.
Here at thy table, Lord, we meet

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142.
He dies! the friend of sinners dies!

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143.
’Twas on that night when doom’d to know

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144.
Now let our mournful songs record

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145.
The King of heav’n his table spreads

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146.
How pleasing to behold and see

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Morning (Return to top)
147.
Lord, in the morning thou shalt hear

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148.
Once more, my soul, the rising day

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149.
See how the morning sun

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150.
My God, how endless is thy love

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151.
Awake! for the morning is come

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152.
Awake, my soul, and with the sun

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153.
The rising sun has chas’d the night

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Evening (Return to top)
154.
Come, let us sing an evening hymn

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155.
Lord, thou wilt hear me when I pray

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156.
Glory to thee, my God, this night

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157.
Great God! to thee my evening song

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158.
The day is past and gone

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159.
Come let us all unite and sing

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Funeral (Return to top)
160.
O God! our help in ages past

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161.
Hark! from the tombs a doleful sound

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162.
Why do we mourn for dying friends

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163.
The morning flow’rs display their sweets

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164.
Think, mighty God, on feeble man

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165.
Through every age, eternal God

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166.
My soul, come, meditate the day

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167.
Life is a span—a fleeting hour

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168.
Heav’n has confirm’d the dread decree

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169.
And am I born to die?

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170.
That awful day will surely come

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171.
Eternity is just at hand

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172.
Unvail thy bosom, faithful tomb

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173.
Cease, ye mourners, cease to languish

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Resurrection (Return to top)
174.
Our Lord is risen from the dead

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175.
Yes! the Redeemer rose

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176.
Angels! roll the rock away!

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177.
Christ, the Lord, is ris’n to-day!

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178.
Lift up your heads, eternal gates

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179.
This is the day the Lord hath made

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Farewell (Return to top)
180.
The gallant ship is under way

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181.
Farewell, our friends and brethren!

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182.
Yes, my native land, I love thee

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183.
Adieu, my dear brethren, adieu

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184.
When shall we all meet again?

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185.
Adieu to the city, where long I have wandered

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186.
To leave my dear friends, and from neighbors to part

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Miscellaneous (Return to top)
187.
Triumphant Zion! lift thy head

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188.
There is an hour of peaceful rest

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189.
The flowery spring, at God’s command

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190.
Watchman! tell us of the night

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191.
Lo! he comes, with clouds descending

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192.
While humble shepherds watch’d their flocks

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193.
Rise, O my soul—pursue the truth

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194.
Behold the mountain of the Lord

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195.
Hear the royal proclamation

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196.
When I survey the wondrous cross

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197.
This earth was once a garden place

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198.
How pleasant ’t is to see

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199.
The Spirit of God like a fire is burning

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200.
Hark!—what mean those holy voices

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201.
Lord, what our ears have heard

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202.
Behold what condescending love

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203.
Arise, great God! and let thy grace

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204.
Am I a soldier of the cross

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205.
From the regions of glory an angel descended

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206.
Earth with her ten thousand flowers

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207.
Guide us, O thou great Jehovah

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208.
An angel came down from the mansions of glory

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209.
Now let us rejoice in the day of salvation

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210.
The sun that declines in the far western sky

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211.
The tow’rs of Zion soon shall rise

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212.
O stop and tell me, Red man

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213.
See the mighty angel flying!

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214.
Thy mercy, my God, is the theme of my song

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215.
In ancient days men fear’d the Lord

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216.
Though in the outward church below

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217.
Come, let us anew our journey pursue

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218.
An Angel from on high

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219.
Truth reflects upon our senses

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220.
Lord, what a thoughtless wretch was I

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221.
There is a land of pure delight

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222.
How beauteous are their feet

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223.
Yes! we trust the day is breaking

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224.
Roll on, thou mighty ocean

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225.
Now the truth once more appears

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226.
Hail the day so long expected

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227.
Hail the blest morn, when the great Mediator

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228.
Sitting by the streams that glide

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229.
The glorious day is drawing nigh

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230.
Thou sweet gliding Cedron, by thy silver stream

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231.
Sound the loud timbrel o’er Egypt’s dark sea

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232.
Farewell, all earthly honors, I bid you all adieu

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233.
Ye who are call’d to labor and minister for God

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234.
Behold! the earth doth mourn

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235.
Great is the Lord in the city of Zion

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236.
Zion’s noblest sons are weeping

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237.
Thy beautiful garments, O Zion! assume

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238.
He comes! he comes! the Judge severe!

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239.
How happy are the little flock

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240.
Awake, ye that slumber, arise from the dust!

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241.
This morning in silence I ponder and mourn

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242.
’Mid scenes of confusion and creature complaints

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243.
Children of Zion, awake from your sadness

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244.
I have no home, where shall I go?

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245.
When shall we all meet again?

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246.
Think of me when at the altar of prayer

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247.
Shed not a tear o’er your friend’s early bier

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248.
A home in heaven! what a joyful thought

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249.
Hither ye faithful, haste with songs of triumph

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250.
Hark! Hark! The word to you is given

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251.
Let us tell of the good we are hoping

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252.
Who are those array’d in white

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253.
God in his earthly temple lays

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254.
Glorious things are sung of Zion

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255.
Lift up your heads, ye scatter’d saints

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256.
O Zion, when I think of thee

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257.
Go on in faith, ye Saints, go on

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258.
All hail the glorious day

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259.
How beautiful now on the tops of the mountains

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260.
O God! give strength to all thy saints

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261.
Oh, Lord! thy people bless

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262.
Hail to the Prince of life and peace

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263.
You may sing of the beauty of mountain and dale

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264.
O reapers of life’s harvest, why stand with rusted blade

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265.
We hail the happy time

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266.
There’s a feast of fat things for the righteous preparing

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267.
What was witnessed in the heavens?

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268.
How fleet the precious moments roll!

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269.
’Tis sweet, indeed, at break of day

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270.
The Lord imparted from above

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271.
The Lord, the Judge, before his throne

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272.
Hark, ye mortals. Hist! be still

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273.
Softly beams the sacred dawning

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274.
When Joseph his brethern beheld

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275.
Happy the souls that first believed

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276.
While I to grief my heart give way

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277.
Joyfully, joyfully, onward I move

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278.
Now the sun is brightly shining

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279.
All praise to God be given

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280.
We know the time is near at hand

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281.
Hearts and hands together clinging

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282.
Rejoice ye in the Lord, ye righteous

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283.
Let us tell of the good we are hoping

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284.
I want to go to heaven, show me the

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285.
The saints shall wear roses and lilies

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286.
Praise to the man who communed with Jehovah

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