A lovely infant sleeps in death

A lovely infant sleeps in death

Author: A. C. Judson
Tune: NAOMI (Nägeli)
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 A lovely infant sleeps in death;
How beautiful and fair!
Yes, even now, though void of breath,
God's impress still is there.

2 And if thus fair and lovely here,
Beneath death's icy hand,
O will it not be beauteous there,
'Mid the immortal band?

3 When Jesus bids it rise and live
With all the saints in light,
A glorious body then he'll give,
Resplendent to the sight!

4 Though nature weeps when lovely ties
So strongly bound are riven,
Yet faith the Saviour's words applies,
"Of such the realms of heaven!"

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #936

Author: A. C. Judson

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Text Information

First Line: A lovely infant sleeps in death
Author: A. C. Judson
Copyright: Public Domain


NAOMI (Nägeli)

NAOMI was a melody that Lowell Mason (PHH 96) brought to the United States from Europe and arranged as a hymn tune; the arrangement was first published in the periodical Occasional Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1836). Some scholars have attributed the original melody to Johann G. Nageli (PHH 315), but there…

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