God Be With You

DESCRIPTION: "Till we meet (x3) At Jesus' feet, Till we meet." "Till we meet (x2), God be with you till we meet again."
AUTHOR: J. E. Rankin / Music: W. G. Tomer (source: Date)
EARLIEST DATE: 1898 (Date)
KEYWORDS: nonballad religious
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Henry Date, Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 1 and 2 Combined (Chicago: Hope Publishing Company, 1898 ("Digitized by Internet Archive")), #304 p. 220, "God Be With You" (1 text, 1 tune)
Rosa and Joseph Murray, "Till We Meet Again" (on USSeaIsland03)
NOTES [86 words]: According to Rosa and Joseph Murray, "God Be With You" closes the prayer service. - BS
According to John Julian, editor, A Dictionary of Hymnology, 1892; second edition 1907 (I use the 1957 Dover edition in two volumes), pp. 951-952, Jeremiah Eames Rankin (1828-1904) in 1878 edited the Gospel Temperance Hymnal; a later book was Gospel Bells. Some poems had appeared earlier, in Songs of New Life (1869). He is said to have been best known for "Labouring and Heavy Laden" and "Rest, Rest, Brother, Rest." - RBW
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