Dear Savior, ere we part, We lift our hearts to thee

Dear Savior, ere we part, We lift our hearts to thee

Author: J. B. Atchinson
Tune: [Dear Savior, ere we part, we lift our hearts to thee]
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Dear Saviour, ere we part,
We lift our hearts to Thee,
In gratitude and praise
For blessings full and free.

2 Go with us to our homes,
Watch o’er and keep us there,
And make us one and all
The children of Thy care.

Source: Hymns and Carols #7

Author: J. B. Atchinson

Atchinson, Jonathan Bush, born at Wilson, New York, Feb. 17, 1840, and "licensed as a Methodist Preacher," Sept. 6, 1874. Of his hymns the following are the best known:— 1. Behold the stone is rolled away. [Easter.] This was Mr. Atchinson's first hymn. It appeared in the Sunday School Times, Dec. 1874. It is not in use in Great Britain. 2. Fully persuaded, Lord, I believe. [Faith.] Written in 1874 or 1875, and first published in Gospel Hymns, No. 1. It is given in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, No. 149, with music by W. F. Sherwin. 3. I have read of a beautiful city. [Heaven.] Written about the same time as the former, and published in Gospel Hymns. It is given in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, No. 4… Go to person page >

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First Line: Dear Savior, ere we part, We lift our hearts to thee
Author: J. B. Atchinson
Meter: 6.6.8.6

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