Each day is a gift supernal

Each day is a gift supernal

Author: Mads Nielsen; Translator: Flora Larsson
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EACH day is a gift supernal,
A shining new chance to live;
Each day brings a heavenly challenge
To all that I have to give.

2 Each day is a golden treasure,
Whose riches I cannot guess,
A store of created beauty
That humbly I may possess.

3 Each day is a round of duty,
A pressing, absorbing quest;
Each evening the Lord will question:
Today have you done your best?

4 Each night-time the glittering starlight
Stands watch at the day’s closed door;
Each morning anew God calls me
To rise and to try once more.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #666

Author: Mads Nielsen

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Translator: Flora Larsson

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First Line: Each day is a gift supernal
Author: Mads Nielsen
Translator: Flora Larsson
Language: English
Publication Date: 1986
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1986.

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The Song Book of the Salvation Army #666

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