31. Once More, My Soul, the Rising Day

1 Once more, my soul, the rising day
Salutes thy waking eyes;
Once more, my voice thy tribute pay
To Him that rules the skies.

2 Night unto night His name repeats,
The day renews the sound,
Wide as the heavens on which He sits
To turn the seasons round.

3 'Tis He supports my mortal frame;
My tongue shall speak His praise.
My sins might rouse His wrath to flame,
And yet His wrath delays.

4 O God, let all my hours be Thine
While I enjoy the light,
Then shall my sun in smiles decline
And bring a pleasant night.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Once more my soul, the rising day
Title: Once More, My Soul, the Rising Day
Author: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2011
Scripture:
Topic: Worship and Praise: Morning; Morning; Opening
Tune Information
Name: MANOAH
Meter: CM
Key: F Major or modal
Source: Henry W. Greatorex's Collection of Church Music, 1851



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