726. Evening and Morning

1 Evening and morning,
Sunset and dawning,
Wealth, peace and gladness,
Comfort in sadness:
These are Thy works; all the glory be Thine!
Times without number,
Awake or in slumber,
Thine eye observes us,
From danger preserves us,
Causing Thy mercy upon us to shine.

2 Father, O hear me,
Pardon and spare me;
Calm all my terrors,
Blot out my errors
That by Thine eyes they may no more be scanned.
Order my goings,
Direct all my doings;
As it may please Thee,
Retain or release me;
All I commit to Thy fatherly hand.

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Text Information
First Line: Evening and morning
Title: Evening and Morning
Original Language: German
Author: Paul Gerhardt, 1607-76
Translator (sts. 1-2): Richard Massie, 1800-87 (alt.)
Translator (sts. 3-4): Herman H. M. Brueckner, 1866-1942 (alt.)
Meter: 55 55 10 56 56 10
Language: English
Publication Date: 2006
Scripture: ; ; ;
Copyright: Sts. 3-4 © Augsburg Publishing House
Tune Information
Composer: Johann G. Ebeling, 1637-76
Meter: 55 55 10 56 56 10
Key: F Major

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