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408. Day Is Dying in the West

1 Day is dying in the west;
heav'n is touching earth with rest;
wait and worship while the night
sets her evening lamps alight
through all the sky.

Refrain:
Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hosts!
Heav'n and earth are full of thee!
Heav'n and earth are praising thee,
O Lord Most High.

2 While the deep'ning shadows fall,
Light of light, on whom we call
through the glory and the grace
of the stars that veil thy face,
our hearts ascend. [Refrain]

3 And when fading from our sight
pass the stars, the day, the night,
Lord of glory, on our eyes
let eternal morning rise
and shadows end. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Day is dying in the west
Title: Day Is Dying in the West
Author: Mary Artemesia Lathbury (1877; Alt. 1961)
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: 7.7.7.7.4.ref.
Scripture: Isaiah 6:3
Topic: The Church: Evening; God: Holiness of; Life: Brevity of
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Holy, holy holy
Tune Information
Name: EVENING PRAISE
Composer: William F. Sherwin (1877)
Meter: 7.7.7.7.4.ref.
Key: G Major



Media
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DAY IS DYING IN THE WEST (Trinity Hymnal 408)
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ISAIAH 6:3 (Celebration 148)
PowerPoint Presentation for Projection
LORD, OUR LORD, THY GLORIOUS NAME (Blue Psalter 13)
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LORD, OUR LORD, YOUR GLORIOUS NAME (Gray Psalter Hymnal 8)
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