269. Now the Day Is Over

1 Now the day is over,
Night is drawing nigh,
Shadows of the evening
Steal across the sky.

2 Jesus, give the weary
Calm and sweet repose;
With Thy tend'rest blessing
May our eyelids close.

3 Grant to little children
Visions bright of Thee;
Guard the sailors tossing
On the deep blue sea.

4 Comfort ev'ry suff'rer
Watching late in pain;
Those who plan some evil
From their sin restrain.

5 When the morning wakens,
Then may I arise
Pure, and fresh, and sinless
In Thy holy eyes.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Now the day is over
Title: Now the Day Is Over
Author: Sabine Baring-Gould, 1834-1924
Meter: 6.5.6.5
Language: English
Publication Date: 2007
Scripture: ;
Topic: Blessing; Close of Worship / Sending Forth; Creation (1 more...)
Tune Information
Name: MERRIAL
Composer: Joseph Barnby, 1838-1896
Meter: 6.5.6.5
Key: A Major



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