151. Benedictus

1 For this sweet hour, O heav’nly King,
To Thee our thanks, our praise, we bring;
For this sweet hour, whose light has shone
With beams reflected from Thy throne.

2 And now, dear Saviour, as we part,
Impress Thy truth on every heart;
And may this precious means of grace
Incline us all to seek Thy face.

3 Control our thoughts, our footsteps guide;
May peace henceforth in us abide;
And may this holy Sabbath be
A day’s march nearer, Lord, to Thee.

Text Information
First Line: For this sweet hour, O heav'nly King
Title: Benedictus
Author: Mrs. Edna L. Park
Publication Date: 1884
Tune Information
Name: [For this sweet hour, O heav'nly King]
Composer: W. H. Doane
Key: E♭ Major


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