BOB JOHNSTON
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Funeral at Banjul Christian Cemetery
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The Gambia - January 17th 2015

ORDER OF SERVICE

  • PRAYERS
  • HYMN 1
  • TRIBUTE
  • POEMS
  • HYMN 2
  • BIBLE READING - THE 23RD PSALM
  • WORDS OF EXHORTATION
  • INTERMENT
  • PRAYER FOR THE DECEASED FAMILY
  • BENEDICTION

HYMN 1

How Great Thou Art

O Lord my God ! When I in awesome wonder
Consider all the works Thy hand hath made;
I see the stars, I hear the mighty thunder,
Thy power throughout the universe displayed:

Refrain:

Then sings my soul, my Saviour God, to Thee,
How great Thou art! How great Thou art !
Then sings my soul, my Saviour God, to Thee,
How great Thou art! How great Thou art !

When through the woods and forest glades I wander
And hear the birds sing sweetly in the trees;
When I look down from lofty mountain grandeur,
And hear the brook, and feel the gentle breeze:

Refrain

And when I think that God, His Son not sparing,
Sent Him to die - I scarce can take it in:
That on the Cross, my burden gladly bearing,
He bled and died to take away my sin:

Refrain

When Christ shall come with shout of acclamation
And take me home - what joy shall fill my heart !
Then shall I bow in humble adoration,
And there proclaim, my God how great Thou art !

HYMN 2

It Is Well with My Soul

When peace, like a river, attendeth my way,
When sorrows like sea billows roll;
Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say,
It is well, it is well with my soul.

Refrain:
It is well with my soul,
It is well, it is well with my soul.

Though Satan should buffet, though trials should come,
Let this blest assurance control,
That Christ hath regarded my helpless estate,
And hath shed His own blood for my soul.

My sin - oh, the bliss of this glorious thought !
My sin, not in part but the whole,
Is nailed to the cross, and I bear it no more,
Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, O my soul!

For me, be it Christ, be it Christ hence to live:
If Jordan above me shall roll,
No pang shall be mine, for in death as in life
Thou wilt whisper Thy peace to my soul.

But, Lord, 'tis for Thee, for Thy coming we wait,
The sky, not the grave, is our goal;
Oh, trump of the angel! Oh, voice of the Lord!
Blessed hope, blessed rest of my soul!

And Lord, haste the day when the faith shall be sight,
The clouds be rolled back as a scroll;
The trump shall resound, and the Lord shall descend,
Even so, it is well with my soul.

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With Grateful Thanks to Pastor Seal Jammeh
and The Reverend Paddy Chrisp for a Beautiful Service

MEIZONA ERGA INTERDENOMINATIONAL AGENCY

LIGHT AND SALT CRYSTAL CHAPEL

The Gambia - West Africa

GOD BLESS AND KEEP YOU !!
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