When this passing world is done
When this passing world is done. Robert Murray McCheyne* (1813-1843).
First published in the Scottish Christian Herald (20 May 1837) (JJ, p. 1272), and then in Songs of Zion to cheer and guide Pilgrims on their way to the Heavenly Jerusalem (Edinburgh, 1841), and, with these words added, ‘By the late Rev. R.M. McCheyne’ (Dundee, 1843); and then in Memoir and Remains of the Rev Robert Murray McCheyne, Minister of St Peter’s Church, Dundee, edited by his friend Andrew A. Bonar (Dundee and Edinburgh, 1844).
It was dated ‘May 1837’, and entitled ‘I am Debtor’. It had nine stanzas:
When this passing world is done, When has sunk yon glaring sun, When we stand with Christ in glory, Looking...
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