90. Shine on our souls, eternal God!

1 Shine on our souls, eternal God!
With rays of beauty shine;
O let Thy favor crown our days,
And all their round be Thine.

2 Did we not raise our hands to Thee,
Our hands might toil in vain:
Small joy success itself could give,
If Thou Thy Love restrain.

3 With Thee let every week begin,
With Thee each day be spent,
For Thee each fleeting hour improved,
Since each by Thee is lent.

4 Thus cheer us through this toilsome road,
Till all our labors cease;
And heaven refresh our weary souls
With everlasting peace.

Text Information
First Line: Shine on our souls, eternal God!
Author: Philp Doddridge (1755)
Meter: C. M.
Publication Date: 1868
Topic: Providence; Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity
Notes: Alternate tune #69 or #417
Tune Information
Meter: C. M.
Key: G Major
Notes: Source from index: Lutheran

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