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1. As the sun doth dai - ly rise, Brightening all the morning skies, 2. Day by day pro-vide us food, For from Thee come all things good; 3. Be our Guard in sin and strife, Be the Lead-er of our life;

So, to Thee, with one ac-cord Lift we up our hearts, O Lord !
Strength un-to our souls af-ford From Thy living Bread, O Lord !

Lest like sheep we stray a-broad, Stay our wayward feet, O Lord! A-men.

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4 Quickened by the Spirit's grace,

All Thy holy will to trace,
While we daily search Thy Word,

Wisdom true impart, O Lord !
5 When the sun withdraws his light,

When we seek our beds at night,
Thou, by sleepless hosts adored,
Hear the prayer of faith, (Lord.

6 When the hours are dark and drear,

When the Tempter lurketh near,
By Thy strengthening grace outpoured,

Save the tempted ones, O Lord.
7 Praise we with the heavenly host,

Father, Son, and Holy Ghost;
Thee, would we with one accord,
Praise and magnify, O Lord.

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SONGS OF PRAISE THE ANGELS SANG.

7s. JAMES MONTGOMERY, (1771-1854) 1819. 1 Songs of praise the angels sang, 4 And shall man alone be dumb Heaven with alleluias rang,

Till that glorious kingdom come? When Jehovah's work begun,

No; the Church delights to raise When He spake and it was done. Psalms and hymns and songs of praise. 2 Songs of praise awoke the morn 5 Saints below, with heart and voice,

When the Prince of Peace was born, Still in songs of praise rejoice,
Songs of praise arose when He

Learning here, by faith and love,
Captive led captivity.

Songs of praise to sing above.
3 Heaven and earth must pass away, 6 Borne upon their latest breath,

Songs of praise shall crown that day, Songs of praise shall conquer death.
God will make new heavens and earth, Then, amidst eternal joy,
Songs of praise shall hail their birth. Songs of praise their powers employ.

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O JESUS, GOD AND MAN.

“Schumann.” S. M.

REV. SIR HENRY WILLIAMS BAKER, (1821–1877) 1867.

Arr. from Robert A. Schumann, (1810-1856)

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1. 0 Je - sus, God and Man, On this Thy ho - ly
2. We pray for child - like hearts, For gen - tle, ho ly
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To Thee for precious gifts of grace Thy ransomed people pray.
For strength to do Thy will be - low As an - gels do a-bove.
For true com-mu-nion ev er-more With all Thy bless-ed saints. A-men.

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O SING, YE CHILDREN, SING.

S. M.

Rev. EDWARD A. COLLIER. (1835–

) 1899.

1 O sing, ye children, sing,

On this the best of days;
With happy hearts and voices bring

The tribute of your praise.

3 With prayer and praise, O Lord,

We worship in Thy fear;
For here, Thou dost Thy name record;

Thine eyes and heart are here.

2 Let eyes no longer weep;

Let hearts no more be sad;
For heaven high festival doth keep,

And biddeth earth be glad.

4 And we of lowly mind,

Who in Thy temple wait,
This as the house of God shall find,

And this as heaven's own gate.

EVENING.

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ABIDE WITH ME.

“Eventide." 10s. REV. HENRY FRANCIS LYTE, (1793—1847) 1847.

William Henry Monk, (1823—1889) 1881.

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1. A - bide with me; fast falls the e - ven

The dark-ness 2. Swift to its close ebbs out life's lit - tle day ; Earth's joys grow 3. I need Thy pres - ence ev-ery pass-ing hour, What but Thy

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4 I fear no foe, with Thee at hand to bless ;

Ills have no weight, and tears no bitterness.
Where is death's sting? where, grave, thy victory?

I triumph still, if Thou abide with me.
5 Hold Thou Thy cross before my closing eyes ;

Shine through the gloom, and point me to the skies ; Heaven's morning breaks, and earth’s vain shadows flee. In life, in death, O Lord ! abide with me!

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SUN OF MY SOUL.
“Hursley.” L. M.

Franz Josef Haydn, (1732—1809) 1792.
REV. JOHN KEBLE, (1792—1866) 1820.

Arr. by William Henry Monk, (1823–1889) 1861.

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1. Sun of my soul, Thou Savior dear, It is not night if Thou be near; 2. When the soft dews of kind-ly sleep My wearied eye - lids gen- tly steep, 3. A-bide with me from morn till eve, For with-out Thee I can- not live;

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O may no earth-born cloud arise To hide Thee from Thy servant's eyes.
Be my last thought: how sweet to rest, For ev - er on my Sa-vior's breast.
Abide with me when night is nigh, For without Thee I dare not die. A-men.

4 If some poor wandering child of Thine

Have spurned to-day the voice divine,
Now, Lord, the gracious work begin;

Let him no more lie down in sin.
5 Watch by the sick; enrich the poor

With blessings from Thy boundless store,
Be every mourner's sleep to-night

Like infant's slumbers, pure and light.
6 Come near and bless us when we wake,

Ere through the world our way we take;
Till in the ocean of Thy love
We lose ourselves in heaven above.

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NOW THE DAY IS OVER.

“Merrial.” 6.5. REV. SABINE BARING-GOULD, (1834– ) 1865.

Sir Joseph Barnby, (1838–1896) 1868.

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Steal a-cross the sky.
May our eye - lids close.

On the deep blue sea.
From their sin re-strain. A-men.

even-ing Steals a - cross * Tenor prominent in last two lines. 5 Through the long night watches 6 When the morning wakens, May Thine angels spread

Then may I arise
Their white wings above me,

Pure and fresh and sinless
Watching round my bed.

In Thy holy eyes.

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SAVIOR, ERE IN SWEET REPOSE.
“Seymour (Weber).” 7s.

Carl M. von Weber, (1786—1826 ) 1826.

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SOFTLY NOW THE LIGHT OF DAY.

7s. BP. GEORGE WASHINGTON DOANE, (1799–1859) 1824. 1 Softly now the light of day

3 Soon for us the light of day Fades upon our sight away;

Shall forever pass away; Free from care, from labor free,

Then, from sin and sorrow free, Lord, we would commune with Thee. Take us, Lord, to dwell with Thee. 2 Thou, whose all-pervading eye

4 Thou, who sinless, yet hast known Naught escapes, without, within,

All of man's infirmity, Pardon each infirmity,

Then from Thine eternal throne, Open fault and secret sin.

Jesus, look with pitying eye.

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