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Lord Je-sus Christ, true man and God, Who bor - est anguish,
2 When comes the hourof failing breath,
And I must wrestle, Lord, with death, When from my sight all fades away, And when my tongue no more can
say, And when mine ears no more can hear, And when my heart is racked with
fear: 3 When all my mind is darkened o'er, And human help can do no more; Then come, Lord Jesus! come with
speed, And help me in my hour of need; Lead me from this dark vale beneath, And shorten then the pangs of death.
4 Joyful my resurrection be,
Thou in the judgment plead for me, And hide my sins, Lord, from Thy
face, And give me life, of Thy rich grace! I trust Thee utterly, my Lord, For Thou hast promised in Thy
5 Dear Lord, forgive us all our guilt;
P. Eber, 1565.
8, 7, 8, 7, 6, 6, 8, 8. .
Freylinghausen's Gesangbuch, 1704
From place to place the Christian goes, By many a
At last the ha - ven ofre - pose He safe - ly
finds in heav-en.
2 And sure thy parting has been blessed, 3 We wait with glad and patient hope Bless'd be thy life's example!
The glorious revelation, Thou spirit, calmly gone to rest,
While He this pilgrim dress folds up
O happy souls who rest
In Jesus' arms and breast.
N. L. von Zinzendorf, 1735