54. Frequent the day of God returns

1 Frequent the day of God returns,
To shed its quickening beams;
And yet how slow devotion burns,
How languid are its flames!

2 Accept my faint attempts to love;
Our frailties, Lord, forgive.
We would be like Thy saints above,
And praise Thee while we live.

3 Increase, O Lord, our faith and hope,
And fit us to ascend
Where the assembly ne'er breaks up,
The Sabbath ne'er shall end;

4 Where we shall breathe in heavenly air,
With heavenly lustre shine;
Before the throne of God appear,
And feast on Love divine.

Text Information
First Line: Frequent the day of God returns
Author: Simon Browne (1720, a.)
Meter: C. M.
Publication Date: 1868
Topic: Worship: Public Worship
Notes: Alternate tune #345 or #574
Tune Information
Name: BEDFORD
Meter: C. M.
Key: E♭ Major
Notes: Composer from index: W. Wheall, 1729



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