570. Now the Light Has Gone Away

1 Now the light has gone away;
Father, listen while I pray,
Asking Thee to watch and keep
And to send me quiet sleep.

2 Jesus, Savior, wash away
All that has been wrong today.
Help me ev'ry day to be
Good and gentle, more like Thee.

3 Let my near and dear ones be
Always near and dear to Thee.
Oh, bring me and all I love
To Thy happy home above.

4 Now my evening praise I give;
Thou didst die that I might live.
All my blessings come from Thee--
O how good Thou art to me!

5 Jesus, best and kindest Friend,
Thou wilt love me to the end.
Spirit blest, whom I adore,
Let me love Thee more and more.

Text Information
First Line: Now the light has gone away
Title: Now the Light Has Gone Away
Author: F. R. Havergal, 1836-79
Publication Date: 1996
Meter: 77 77
Language: English
Tune Information
Meter: 77 77
Key: F Major
Source: Lieder für Kleinkinder-Schulen, Kaiserwerth, 1842

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