6. Safely Through Another Week

1 Safely through another week
God has brought us on our way;
Let us now a blessing seek,
Waiting in His courts to-day:
Day of all the week the best,
Emblem of eternal rest!

2 Mercies multiplied each hour
Thro' the week our praise demand;
Guarded by almighty pow'r,
Fed and guided by His hand,
How ungrateful we have been,
Only made returns of sin.

3 While we pray for pardoning grace
Thro' the dear Redeemer’s name,
Show Thy reconciled face,
Take away our sin and shame:
From our worldly cares set free,
May we rest this day in Thee.

4 AS we come Thy name to praise
May we feel Thy presence near;
May Thy glory meet our eyes,
While we in Thy house appear:
Here afford us, Lord, a taste
Of our everlasting feast.

5 May Thy Gospel’s joyful sound
Conquer sinners, comfort saints;
Make the fruits of grace abound,
Bring relief for all complaints:
Thus may all our Sabbaths prove
Till we join the Church above.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Safely through another week
Title: Safely Through Another Week
Author: John Newton (1774)
Meter: 7s 6 lines
Language: English
Publication Date: 1930
Topic: Opening of Worship; Processionals and Recessionals: General
Tune Information
Name: DIX
Composer: C. Kocher (1838)
Meter: 7s 6 lines
Key: A Major
Source: German chorale: Treuer Heiland, wir sind hier



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