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So, when the world shall pass away,
May we awake with joy and say,
“Now in the bliss of endless day
We all are one." Amen.

CHRISTOPHER WORDSWORTH

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on, one faith is thine, One on - ly watchword, love: From different temples

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288 Gather Us In, Thou Love that Fillest All

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Gather us in: we worship only Thee;

In varied names we stretch a common hand;
In diverse forms a common soul we see;
In many ships we seek one spirit-land;

Gather us in.

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Each sees one color of Thy rainbow-light,

Each looks upon one tint and calls it heaven;
Thou art the fulness of our partial sight;
We are not perfect till we find the seven;

Gather us in.

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Thine is the mystic life great India craves,

Thine is the Parsee's sin-destroying beam,
Thine is the Buddhist's rest from tossing waves,
Thine is the empire of vast China's dream;

Gather us in.

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Thine is the Roman's strength without his pride,

Thine is the Greek's glad world without its graves,
Thine is Judæa's law with love beside,
The truth that censures and the grace that saves;

Gather us in.

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Some seek a Father in the heavens above,

Some ask a human image to adore,
Some crave a spirit vast as life and love:
Within Thy mansions we have all and more;

Gather us in. Amen.

GEORGE MATHESON

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us through the dark - ness Gleams and burns the guid - ing light:

Broth-er clasps the hand of broth-er, Step-ping fear-less thro' the night. A-men.

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One, the light of God's own presence,

O'er His ransomed people shed, Chasing far the gloom and terror,

Brightening all the path we tread: One, the object of our journey,

One, the faith that never tires, One, the earnest looking forward,

One, the hope our God inspires.

One, the gladness of rejoicing

On the far eternal shore, Where the One Almighty Father Reigns in love for evermore.

4 Onward, therefore, pilgrim brothers!

Onward, with the cross our aid ! Bear its shame, and fight its battle,

Till we rest beneath its shade! Soon shall come the great awaking;

Soon the rending of the tomb; Then, the scattering of all shadows, And the end of toil and gloom! Amen.

3 One, the strain the lips of thousands

Lift as from the heart of one; One the conflict, one the peril,

One, the march in God begun;

Tı. SABINE BARING-GOULD

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