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Another Day Has Come and Gone

Another day has come and gone

Author: Josiah Carley
Tune: [Another day has come and gone]
Published in 1 hymnal

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Representative Text

1 Another day has come and gone;
What have I done to please You?
Have I realized Your perfect plan,
Or have I lived my own?
Would I be glad for all to see
My written record, the whole story,
Or would I long to wipe the details away?

2 Another day has come and gone;
What have I done to praise You?
Have You been glorified by me,
Or have I brought You shame?
Because I lived another day,
Does someone, somewhere, now love You more,
Or has my influence been set for the wrong?

3 Another day has come and gone;
What have I done to serve You?
Have I held high Your dearest cause,
Or have I let it down?
Have I abandoned self today,
And lived for You, Lord, in ev’ry way,
Or have I lived, and loved, and given for me?

4 Another day has come and gone;
How have I sped Your coming?
Have I become more like my Lord,
Or have I lost my flame?
Oh help me, Lord, live ev’ry day,
So when each ends, I can truly say:
"Yes, I have lived for my dear Jesus today."

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8074

Author: Josiah Carley

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Text Information

First Line: Another day has come and gone
Title: Another Day Has Come and Gone
Author: Josiah Carley
Language: English
Notes: This song was made over a number of evenings while watching the sun set from a special quiet place, familiar from so many evenings past. After it had become a complete song, I wrote it down.
Copyright: © 2011 Josiah Carley This hymn may be freely reproduced or published for Christian worship or devotions, provided it is not altered, & this notice is on each copy. All other rights reserved.


The Cyber Hymnal #8074
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