Asleep in Jesus! Blessed sleep,From which none ever wakes to weep;A calm and undisturbed repose,Unbroken by the last of foes.
Asleep in Jesus! Oh, how sweet,To be for such a slumber meet,With holy confidence to singThat death has lost his venomed sting!
Asleep in Jesus! Peaceful rest,Whose waking is supremely blessed;No fear, no woe, shall dim that hourThat manifests the Savior's power.
Asleep in Jesus! Oh, for meMay such a blessed refuge be!Securely shall my ashes lieAnd wait the summons from on high.
Asleep in Jesus! time nor spaceDebars this precious 'hiding place';On Indian plains or Lapland snowsBelievers find the same respose.
Asleep in Jesus! Far from theeThy kindred and their graves may be;But there is still a blessed sleep,From which none ever wakes to weep.