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7237. Welcome, Sabbath Morning

1. Welcome, welcome, Sabbath morning!
We’ve no task, nor toil today;
And the Sabbath morn returning,
Tells a week has passed away.

Welcome, welcome, quiet morning!
We’ve no task nor toil today;
And the Sabbath morn returning,
Tells a week has passed away.

2. Let us think how time is gliding,
Soon the longest life departs;
Nothing human is abiding,
To the trust of youthful hearts. [Refrain]

3. Swift our childhood’s dreams are passing,
Like the startled doves they fly;
Or bright clouds in fleetest chasing,
Out on yonder quiet sky. [Refrain]

4. Now, dear Lord, our prayer we raise Thee,
From our young and happy hearts;
Never let us cease to praise Thee;
Never from Thy fear depart. [Refrain]

5. Then when years have gathered o’er us,
And the world begins to fade;
Heaven’s bright realms will rise before us,
Treasures that will never fade. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Welcome, welcome, Sabbath morning
Title: Welcome, Sabbath Morning
Author: I. N. Kieffer (1871)
Refrain First Line: Welcome, welcome, quiet morning!
Meter: 87.87 D
Language: English
Source: The Pearl; A Col­lect­ion of Songs, Hymns, Chants, An­thems and Con­cert Piec­es, for the Sab­bath School, by J. M. Kief­fer (Cleve­land, Ohio: S. Brain­ard & Sons, 1871), num­ber 13
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: I. N. Kieffer (1871)
Meter: 87.87 D
Incipit: 35176 15323 46543
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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