246. A Pilgrim's Prayers

1 O teach Thou us to count our days,
And set our hearts on wisdom’s ways;
Turn, Lord, to us in our distress
In pity now Thy servants bless;
Let mercy’s dawn dispel our night,
And all our day with joy be bright,
And all our day with joy be bright.

2 O send the day of joy and light,
For long has been our sorrow’s night;
Afflicted through the weary years,
We wait until Thy help appears;
From age to age with us abide;
In us let God be glorified,
In us let God be glorified.

3 So let there be on us bestowed
The beauty of the Lord our God;
The work accomplished by our hand
Establish Thou, and make it stand;
Yea, let our hopeful labor be
Established evermore by thee.
Established evermore by thee.

Text Information
First Line: O teach Thou us to count our days
Title: A Pilgrim's Prayers
Meter: L. M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1912
Scripture:
Topic: Christian Activity; Afflictions: Prayer in; Anger of God: Deprecated (9 more...)
Notes: Stanzas 6-8
Tune Information
Name: SANDS
Composer: William J. Kirkpatrick
Meter: L. M.
Key: A♭ Major



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