Scripture Verse

Of whom the whole family in Heaven and earth is named. Ephesians 3:15


Charles Wesley

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Fun­er­al Hymns 1759. These words are de­rived from Wes­ley’s Come, Let Us Join Our Friends Above.

Music: Dun­dee Scot­tish Psal­ter, 1615 (🔊 pdf nwc).

The Ark Passes over the Jordan
James J. Tissot


Let saints on earth in concert sing
With those whose work is done;
For all the servants of our king
In Heav’n and earth are one.

One family, we dwell in Him,
One Church, above, beneath;
Though now divided by the stream,
The narrow stream of death.

One army of the living God,
To His command we bow;
Part of the host have crossed the flood,
And part are crossing now.

E’en now to their eternal home
There pass some spirits blest;
While others to the margin come,
Waiting their call to rest.

Jesu, be Thou our constant guide;
Then, when the word is given,
Bid Jordan’s narrow stream divide,
And bring us safe to Heav’n.