When they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent them away.@Acts 13:3
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Asa B. Everett (1828–1875)

Anonymous, in The Baptist Hymn Book, edited by William P. Biddle & William J. Newborn (Washington, DC: Columbian Office, by John S. Meehan, 1825).

Alvord Asa B. Everett (1828–1875) (🔊 pdf nwc).

Go with Thy servant, Lord,
His every step attend;
All needful help to him afford,
And bless him to the end.

Preserve him from all wrong;
Stand Thou at his right hand:
And keep him from the slanderous tongue
And persecuting band.

May he proclaim aloud
The wonders of Thy grace;
And do Thou to the listening crowd,
His faithful labors bless.

Farewell, dear laborer, go;
We part with thee in love;
And if we meet no more below,
O may we meet above.