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Printable Funeral Program
Using a Free Funeral Program Template – Offline Editing
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The memory of program favors, prayer cards or commemorative notes can provide comfort to friends and family to attend a funeral or memorial service to loved ones.
And these expressions can be religious or non-religious or even combinations. There are various ideas about what you can do in the Bible or about the scriptures that show the personality and life of those who have died.
The Scriptures of Psalm 23 are often used for many commemorative verses about funerals or memorial services.
Words: Unknown author.
Music: Closer Walk, traditional folk song.
I am weak, but Thou art strong;
Jesus, keep me from all wrong;
I’ll be satisfied as long
As I walk, let me walk close to Thee.
Just a closer walk with Thee,
Grant it, Jesus, is my plea,
Daily walking close to Thee,
Let it be, dear Lord, let it be.
Music: Toplady, Thomas Hastings, 1830. Alternate tunes:
- Cuyler, J. Hyatt Brewer (1851-1931)
- Redhead, Richard Redhead, 1853
Sir William Henry Wills, in a letter to Dean Lefroy, published in the [London] Times in June, 1898, says ‘Toplady was one day overtaken by a thunderstorm in Burrington Coombe, on the edge of my property, Blagdon, a rocky glen running up into the heart of the Mendip range,
Words: Henry Vaughan, Silex Scintillans, or Sacred Poems, 1650.
Music: Vulpius, Melchior Vulpius, Ein Schön Geistlich Gesangbuch (Jena, Germany: 1609).
My soul, there is a country,
Afar beyond the stars,
Where stands a wingèd sentry,
All skillful in the wars.
There, above noise and danger,
Sweet Peace sits crowned with smiles,
And One born in a manger
Commands the beauteous files.
Music: St. Peter (Reinagle), Alexander R. Reinagle, Psalm Tunes for the Voice and Pianoforte (Oxford, England: 1836). Alternate tunes:
- Heber, George Kingsley, 1838
- Ortonville, Thomas Hastings, 1837
How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds
In a believer’s ear!
It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds,
And drives away his fear.
Cowper often struggled with depression and doubt. One night he decided to commit suicide by drowning himself. He called a cab and told the driver to take him to the Thames River. However, thick fog came down and prevented them from finding the river (another version of the story has the driver getting lost deliberately).