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Far From All Care

Far from all care we hail the Sabbath morning

Author: D. A. R. Aufranc
Tune: PEVENSEY
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Far from all care we hail the Sabbath morning;
O’er waving fields and from the distant sea
Swell notes of praise in harmony resounding
As all creation turns her heart to Thee.

2 Though man alone, Lord, of Thy great creation
Fails now to laud Thee for Thy love and power,
Yet still a remnant love Thee and remember
Thy holy law and each sweet Sabbath hour.

3 Lord of the Sabbath, Savior and Creator,
Calm now the throbbings of each troubled breast.
Speak to our hearts the peace of Thy commandments,
Breathe on each soul fair Eden’s hallowed rest.

4 Strong in Thy might and quiet in Thy meekness,
May we Thine image bear from day to day.
Then may we enter pearly gates eternal
And sing redemption’s song each Sabbath day.

Source: Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #394

Author: D. A. R. Aufranc

D.A.R. Aufranc was a physician and dentist in London. He was a third generation Adventist. His grandfather, a professor of languages and translator, was one of the first European converts to the church, due to the efforts of J. N. Andrews in Switzerland. He became a well-known physician and served as an advisor for the Good Health Association, a group of Adventist medical institutions in Great Britain. Additionally, at the time of the coronation of King George VI in 1937, an article by Aufranc, "Fighting against Death," was one of eleven featured in a church commemorative magazine published in Britain titled This Century of Wonders. He was a regular contributor in the 1930s and early 1940s to the world church's official magazine, Ad… Go to person page >

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First Line: Far from all care we hail the Sabbath morning
Title: Far From All Care
Author: D. A. R. Aufranc
Language: English
Publication Date: 1940
Copyright: © 1940, by Review & Herald Publishing Assn.

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Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #394

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