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Hymn: From all that's mortal all that's vain (FL)

Hymnal: The Christian Psalmist

Date: 1850

Compiler: Silas W Leonard and A D Fillmore

Publisher/Printer: S W Leonard

First Line: From all that's mortal all that's vain

Topic: <no topic given>

Writer: <no first name given> <no last name given>


Meter: CM


Hymn Number: <no hymn number given>

Page Number: 319, click to see hymnal pages


FROM all that's mortal, all that's vain,

And from this earthly clod,

Arise, my soul, and strive to gain

Some fellowship with God.

Say, what is there below the sky,

Or all the paths thou'st trod,

Can suit thy wishes or thy joys,

Like fellowship with God?

Not life, nor all the toys of art,

Nor pleasure's flowery road,

Can to my soul such bliss impart

As fellowship with God.

Not health nor friendship here below,

Nor wealth, that golden load,

Can such delights and comforts show

As fellowship with God.

When I in love am made to bear,

Affliction's needful rod,

Light, sweet, and kind the strokes appear,

Through fellowship with God.

In fierce temptation's fiery blast,

And dark distraction's road,

I'm happy, if I can but taste

Some fellowship with God.

And when the icy arms of death

Shall chill my flowing blood,

With joy I'll yield my latest breath,

In fellowship with God.

When I at last to heav'n ascend,

And gain that blest abode;

There an eternity I'll spend

In fellowship with God.