EXPLANATION OF THE GLOSSING SYSTEM
(to understand how I describe the signs in this translation).
Refrain: YOUR(pl) NAME ME USE, SUMMON (2h)YOU HOME. YOUR(pl) NAME ME USE, SUMMON (2h)YOU COME PLACE REALLY-WANT STAY. (2h)YOU NOW MINE, (2h)YOU PRECIOUS TO ME. DON'T FEEL AFRAID, ME GO-WITH (2h)YOU (pause) ALWAYS.
1. YOUR(pl) HEART NOT~NEED FEEL BOTHER. TRUST GOD AND TRUST ME. HEAVEN ME GO FIRST WHY? PREPARE SPECIAL PLACE FOR (2h)YOU. STAY PEACE AND KNOW-THAT ME YOUR GOD.
2. MY HEAVENLY-FATHER HOUSE HAVE MANY ROOM FOR YOU"each" LIVE. DURING SORROW ME SUPPORT (2h)YOU. EACH TOMORROW ME SUPPORT (2h)YOU. ME CONQUER DEATH. ME FORGIVE (2h)#ALL SIN. ME SUMMON"each" (2h)YOU, USE NAME.
Coda: ME OFFER RIGHT WAY. ME OFFER (2h)YOU TRUTH. ME OFFER TRUE LIFE.
Notes: YOUR(pl) - The plural form of YOUR.
ME - Underlined words are honorific indices ("indexes"), using the FT of the upturned palm to indicate who is being honored.
SUMMON - DH [B] taps NDH [B], PO down, FO > signer, then moves > signer while closing to an [A], PO away from signer, FO up, and moving up.
REALLY-WANT - WANT but shaken back and forth to show intensity.
PRECIOUS - (2h)[5:], hold FTs by the sides of the chin and move down while maintaining contact and closing to (2h)[S].
GO-WITH - (2h)[A] press palms together and move forward.
HEAVEN - (2h)[B], POs down, FOs ><, hands are held high, circle around each other and then separate.
PREPARE - PLAN.
KNOW-THAT - Starts like KNOW but twists and descends, looking almost like DON'T-KNOW except the hand twists down at the end.
HEAVENLY-FATHER - (2h)[A], FOs up, DH - held against forehead, NDH close to but lower, both hands open to (2h) while moving upwards. HEAVEN may be added to this. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Heavenly Father - 1.
SORROW - SAD+.
CONQUER - (2h)[S], DPO > NDS, NDPO down, FOs away, are held with DH on top of NDH and DH strikes NDH wrist on dorsal side (from above) and nods while staying at wrist.
(2h)#ALL - (2h)[A], POs ><, FOs up, are held at shoulder height and move away while opening to (2h)[L].
SIN - (2h)[X] touch their respective sides of the mouth, descend to neutral space and circle antisymmetrically parallel to the chest. For an animated gif of this sign, see Animated dictionary of religious signs - Deaf Missions: Sin.
Refrain: By name I call you home to me. By name I call you back to where you long to be. You are mine, you are precious to me. Do not be afraid, I am with you always.
1. Do not let your hearts be troubled. Have faith in God and faith in me. I will go before you to prepare a place just for you. Be still and know I am your God.
2. In my Father's house there are many places for you alone to dwell. I will be there in your sorrow; I'll be here for you tomorrow. I have conquered death, I forgive all sins. I will call you each by name.
Coda: I am the way. I am the truth. I am the life.
To hear a performance of this song with words, go to Rest in His arms and the song will play automatically.