Come Christian brethren ere we part

Come Christian brethren ere we part

Author: Henry Kirke White
Tune: PARTING
Published in 209 hymnals

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1 Come, Christian brethren, ere we part,
Join every voice and every heart;
Our solemn hymn to God we raise,
Our final song of grateful praise.

2 Christians we here may meet no more,
But there is yet a happier shore;
And there, released from toil and pain,
Dear brethren, we shall meet again.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #1038

Author: Henry Kirke White

White, Henry Kirke, a gifted English poet who died early in life, was born in Nottingham, England, March 21, 1785. Very early he manifested a remarkable love for books and a decided talent for composition. But his parents were poor, and he was apprenticed in early boyhood to a stocking weaver, from which uncongenial servitude he escaped as soon as he could and began the study of law; but later he was converted and felt called to the ministry. The story of his conversion from deism to Christianity is briefly but beautifully told in the poem titled "The Star of Bethlehem." He entered St. John's College, Cambridge, in 1805 as a servitor; but died October 19, 1806, in the second year of his college course, when only twenty-one years of age. In… Go to person page >

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Author: Henry Kirke White

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #726Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #566Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #566Page Scan
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #510Page Scan
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d75
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d47
A Selection of Favorite Conference Hymns with Historical Sketches of Church History: through every century of the Christian Era #88Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Social Religious Meetings and for Private Devotions. 7th ed. #430Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d82
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d50
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of the Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d51
Apostolic Hymns and Songs: a collection of hymns and songs, both new and old, for the church, protracted meetings, and the Sunday school #110bPage Scan
Baptist Chorals: a tune and hymn book designed to promote general congregational singing; containing one hundred and sixty four tunes adapted to about four hundred choice hymns #35Page Scan
Better Than Pearls: sacred songs expressly adapted for gospel meetings #181Page Scan
Bible School Hymns and Sacred Songs for Sunday Schools and Other Religious Services #43aPage Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #48dPage Scan
Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #597TextPage Scan
Chapel Hymns: a selection of hymns, with appropriate tunes; adapted to vestry or other social religious meetings #71Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #58Page Scan
Church Choral-Book: containing tunes and hymns for congregational singing, and adapted to choirs and social worship #370Page Scan
Church music: with selections for the ordinary occasions of public and social worship, from the Psalms and hymns of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America #LIXPage Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d108
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d111
Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #123Page Scan
Eine kleine Lieder-Sammlung, zum allgemeinen Gebrauch des wahrern Gottes-dienstes, fuer die Gemeinde Gottes #d26
Evangelical Hymns: for private, family, social, and public worship; selected from various authors (3rd ed. enl.) #326Page Scan
Faith Hymns #d18
Faith Hymns (New ed.) #109Page Scan
Family and Social Melodies #d57
Family Hymns #d38
Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d54
Forest Songs for Chautauqua Assemblies #d8
Free Methodist Hymnal #d88
Fruits and Flowers #d29
General Baptist Hymn Book #d83
Good News in Song. Rev. ed. #d20
Gospel Hymns and Tune Book #d47
Hallowed Songs #d47
Heart and Voice #d27
Heart and Voice: a New Collection of Sunday School Songs #d28
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d89
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #19Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #337Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #569Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #569Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #22Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #22Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Children's Worship, Together with Selections for Anniversary and Festive Occasions #250Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes for Prayer and Social Meetings #143Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes for Vestry and Conference Meetings #d16
Hymns and Tunes for Vestry and Conferences. 2nd ed. #d14
Hymns and Tunes: for those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus. #443Page Scan
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d79
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #730Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #730Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship and Private Devotion #d26
Hymns for Social Worship: selected from Watts, Doddridge, Newton, Cowper, Steele and others #454Page Scan
Hymns for the Camp. (3rd ed. rev. and enl.) #147Page Scan
Hymns for the Christian Church, for the Use of the First Church of Christ in Boston #376Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d76
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1122Page Scan
Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d255
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d163
Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #286Page Scan
Hymns of Grace and Glory #d20
Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship #256Page Scan
Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship, Approved and Recommended ... by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 2nd ed. #d70
Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention: with an additional selection #426Page Scan
Hymns of Worship and Remembrance #d41
Hymns selected from various authors: for the use of the Evangelical Association, and all lovers of pious devotion (5th ed.) #486Page Scan
Hymns, Principles of Faith, Church Order, and Divine Services, or Occasional liturgy; for the use of Messiah's Church #24Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #753Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d108
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d56
Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #753TextPage Scan
Hymns: original and selected, for public and private worship in the Evangelical Lutheran Church (16th rev. ed.) #753Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #753Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #753Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #753Page Scan
Manual of Hymns: a Collection of Hymns, for Social and Family Worship #d13
Melodies of Heaven #d19
Methodist Social Hymn Book #288Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #329bPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #329bPage Scan
Notes of Glad Tidings No. 1 #d9
Our Glad Hosanna #d39
Parish Hymns: a collection of hymns for public, social, and private worship; selected and original #43Page Scan
Parish Psalmody #d541
Parish Psalmody #d554
Pearly Gates: a collection of new songs for the Sunday school, prayer meeting, and social circle #92dPage Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #853Page Scan
Popular Hymns Revised #d34
Popular Hymns: revised for the Work and Worship of the Church Sunday School. #d31
Portsmouth Sunday School Hymn Book #d25
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d84
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d116
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d116
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #71Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S73Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: original and selected (5th ed.) #B71Page Scan



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