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The Christianís Hope 134

Tune: William Walker, 1835
Alto: Mrs. Anna L. (Cooper) Blackshear, 1902
Lyrics: Social and Campmeeting Songs, 1828
Meter: 8,8,8,6 Double (8,8,8,6,8,8,8,6)
A few more days on earth to spend,
And all my toils and cares shall end,
And I shall see my God and friend,
And praise His name on high.
No more to sigh or shed a tear,
No more to suffer pain or fear,
But God, and Christ, and heavín appear
Unto the raptured eye.

Then, O my soul, despond no more,
The storm of life will soon be oíer
And I shall find the peaceful shore
Of everlasting rest.
O happy day! O joyful hour!
When freed from earth my soul shall towír
Beyond the reach of Satanís powír,
To be forever blest.

My soul anticipates the day,
Iíll joyfully the call obey,
Which comes to summon me away
To seats prepared above.
There I shall see my Saviorís face,
And dwell in His beloved embrace,
And taste the fullness of His grace,
And sing redeeming love.