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EVENING WORSHIP


13 Now the Day Is Over
(MERRIAL. 6,5,6,5)
Sabine Baring-Gould, 1865 Joseph Barnby, 1868
 
1.
Now the day is over,

Night is drawing nigh;
Shadows of the evening
Steal across the sky.

2.
Jesus, give the weary

Calm and sweet repose;
With thy tend'rest blessing
May our eyelids close.

3.
Grant to little children

Visions bright of thee;
Guard the sailors tossing
On the deep blue sea.

4.
Comfort every suff'rer

Watching late in pain;
Those who plan some evil
From their sins restrain.

5.
When the morning wakens

Then may I arise
Pure, and fresh, and sinless
In thy holy eyes.
A-MEN.






4 Lord, Dismiss Us with Thy Blessing
(SICILIAN MARINER'S HYMN. 8,7,8,7,4,7)
John Fawcett, 1773 Sicilian Melody
 
1.
Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing,

Fill our hearts with joy and peace;
Let us each thy love possessing,
Triumph in redeeming grace;
 O refresh us, O refresh us,
 Trav'ling thro' this wilderness.
 Ever faithful, Ever faithful
 To the truth may we be found.

2.
Thanks we give and adoration

For thy Gospel's joyful sound;
May the fruits of thy salvation
In out hearts and lives abound;
 O refresh us, &c.
A-men






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