99. At Even, When the Sun Was Set

1 At even when the sun was set,
The sick, O Lord, around Thee lay;
O in what various pains they met!
O with what joy they went away!

2 O Savior Christ, our woes dispel:
For some are sick and some are sad,
And some have never loved Thee well,
And some have lost the love they had;

3 And some have found the world is vain,
Yet from the world they break not free;
And some have friends who give them pain,
Yet have not sought a friend in Thee;

4 And none, O Lord, have perfect rest,
For none are wholly free from sin;
And they who fain would serve Thee best
Are conscious most of wrong within.

5 Thy touch has still its ancient power;
No word from Thee can fruitless fall;
Hear, in this holy solemn hour,
And in Thy mercy heal us all.


Text Information
First Line: At even, when the sun was set
Title: At Even, When the Sun Was Set
Author: Henry Twells (1868)
Meter: L. M.
Publication Date: 1957
Topic: Jesus Christ: Life
Tune Information
Composer: Georg Joseph (1657)
Meter: L. M.
Key: E♭ Major
Source: From Heilige Seelenlust

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