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p 4 A deeper shade will soon impend,-— A deeper sleep mine eyes oppress;
< Yet then thy strength shall still defend,-— mf Thy goodness still delight to bless.
< 5 That deeper shade shall break away,
— That deeper sleep shall leave mine eyes;
< Thy light shall give eternal day;
/ Thy love—the rapture of the skies.
P~qa HYMH 584, L. M.
t/O4s Praise to the God of the Morning.
mf 1 H OB of the morning! at thy voice
vJ The cheerful sun makes haste to rise, / And like a giant doth rejoice,
To run his journey through the skies ;—
mf 2 From the fair chambers of the east, The,circuit of his race begins, And without weariness or rest, / Bound the whole earth, he flies and shines.
, — 3 Oh! like the sun may I fulfill
Th' appointed duties of the day; "With ready mind, and active will, mf March on, and keep my heavenly way.
— 4 Lord! thy commands are clean and pure,
Enlightening our beclouded eyes;
< Thy threatenings just, thy promise sure,
— Thy gospel makes the simple wise.
5 Give me thy counsel for my guide,
HYMN 585, L. M.
An Evening Sacrifice.
m in RE AT God! to thee my evening song
*3f With humble gratitude I raise; < Oh! let thy mercy tune my tongue,
mf And fill my heart with lively praise.
— 2 My day** unclouded, as they pass, And every gently rolling hour,
Are monuments of wondrous grace,
mp 3 Seal my forgiveness in the blood
> 4 Let this blest hope mine eyelids close;
mp With sleep refresh my feeble frame;
— Safe in thy care may I repose,
HYMN 586, 7s.
p 1 0 OFTLY, now, the light of day
— 2 Soon, for me, the light of day
> Shall for ever pass away;
— Take me, Lord! to dwell with thee.
pzQrf HYOT 587, C. M.
*jcj i Evening Prayer and Praise.
m 1 INDULGENT Father! by whose care,
mp 2 Show me my sins, and how to mourn
— Direct me, Lord! to Christ alone,
And save me by thy grace.
3 Let each returning night declare
< And, every hour, thy grace prepare
> & And when, on earth, I close mine eyes, p To sleep in death's embrace,
< Let me, to heaven and glory, rise, mf . To see thy smiling face.
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/rnn HYMN 588, 8s and 7s. Peculiar. j
*700 An Evening Offering. i
m 1 THROUGH the day thy love has spaced us; J
J- Now we lay us down to rest; *
rwp Through the silent watches guard us, J
Let no foe our peace molest; j
— Jesus! thou our guardian be, J Sweet it is to trust in thee. j
2 Pilgrims here on earth, and strangers, j
Dwelling in the midst of foes,— J
Us and ours preserve from dangers \
> In thine arms, let us repose, J
— And, when life's short day is past, * Rest with thee, in heaven, at last. J
HYMN 589, 7s.
Repose and Devotion,
[OW, from labor and from care, \
Evening shades have set me free; i
In the work of praise and prayer, *
Lord 1 I would converse with thee: j
Oh! behold me from above, j
Fill me with a Saviour's love. J
p 2 Sin and sorrow, guilt and woe, I
Wither all my earthly joys; j
mp Naught can charm me here below, j
But my Saviour's melting voice: j
< Lord! forgive—thy grace restore, j
— Make me thine for evermore. J 3 For the blessings of this day, j
For the mercies of this hour, i
< For the gospel's cheering ray, I mf For the Spirit's quickening power,— *
Grateful notes to thee I raise; t
Oh! accept my song of praise. i
KQf\ HYMN 590, CM. t
K)*j\j An Evening Song. |
m 1 THREAD Sovereign, let my evening song, -V Like holy incense, rise;
< Assist the offerings of my tongue? mf To reach the lofty skies.
— 2 Through all the dangers of the day,
Thy hand was still my guard;
| And still, to drive my wants away, $
j Thy mercy stood prepared. J
I 3 "°erpetual blessings from above *
* Encompass me around; J
« aff But, Oh! how few returns of love j
j Hath my Creator found! $
4 "What have I done for him, who died \
To save my wretched soul? *
How are my follies multiplied, I
Fast as the minutes roll! j
8 Lord! with this guilty heart oi' mine, I
| To thy dear cross I flee; J
And to thy grace my soul resign, *
To be renewed by thee. i
I 6 Sprinkled afresh with pard'ning blood, £
\ I lay me down to rest,— f
I As in th' embraces of my God, \
| Or on my Saviour's breast. f
I /tqi HYMN 591, CM. |
* ty U A Evening Prayer and Praise. J
j m 1 INDULGENT God! whose bounteous care |
I J- O'er all thy works is shown,— \
j < Oh! let my grateful praise and prayer i
I mf Arise before thy throne. I
2 What mercies has this day bestowed! <
How largely hast thou blest! J
My cup with plenty overflowed, \
With cheerfulness—my breast. J
mp 3 Now may soft slumber close my eyes, j
— From pain and sickness free; $ < And let my waking thoughts arise I
— To meditate on thee. I
4 Thus bless each future day and night, \
> Till life's vain scene is o'er; J
^ And then, to realms of endless light, t
f Oh I let my spirit soar. f
\ RQO HYMN 596, CM. \
i <L/t//W Secret Prayer at Twilight. \
\ m IT LOYE to steal awhile away, \
| -*- From every cumbering care, I
And spend the hours of setting day,
p 2 I love, in solitude, to shed
> The penitential tear;
— And all his promises to plead,
When none but God is near.
3 I love to think on mercies past,
< My cares and sorrows all to cast,
< 4 I love, by faith, to take a view
— Of brighter scenes in heaven;
< The prospect doth my strength renew,
> "While here by tempests driven.
mp 5 And, when life's toilsome day is o'er,
> .' May its departing ray
p Be calm, as this impressive hour,
< And lead to endless day.
p- Q Q HYMN 593, C. M.
tJ t7 «l> Evening Worship in the Family,
LOED! another day is flown, j
And we, a lonely band, J
< Are met once more before thy throne, j
— To bless thy fostering hand. J
mp 2 And wilt thou bend a listening ear \
To praises low as ours? ♦
< Thou wilt!—for thou dost love to hear | > The song which meekness pours. J
— 3 And, Jesus! thou thy smiles wilt deign, As we before thee pray;
For thou didst bless the infant train, mp And we are less than they.
— 4 Thy heavenly grace to each impart; All evil far remove;
< And shed abroad in every heart mf Thine everlasting lovo. |
— 5 Thus cleansed from sin, and wholly thine, $ I A flock by Jesus led, * I < The Sun of righteousness shall shine i t f In glory on our head. I