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Service of the Lord 80b

Tune: Elisha J. King, 1844
Alto: Wilson Marion Cooper, 1902
Lyrics: Baltimore Collection, 1801
Meter: Long Meter Half (8,8)
Farewell, vain world, Iím going home;
I am bound to die in the army.
My Savior smiles and bids me come;
I am bound to die in the army.

Chorus:

I am bound to live in the service of my Lord,
I am bound to die in the army.

Sweet angels beckon me away;
I am bound to die in the army.
To sing Godís praise in endless day;
I am bound to die in the army.

(Chorus)