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Glowing bright and pleasant

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1 Glowing bright and pleasant is the holy day,
When from worldly duties glad we turn away;
Blest beyond all others, with their work or play,
Is the holy Sabbath day.

Ever precious morning, when the Saviour rose,
With his love adorning, making friends of foes;
Till the angel’s warning tells us we must close,
Shall we love the Sabbath day.

2 Happy bells are ringing, calling us away,
With their merry chiming, seeming thus to say,
“Come and join the singing, haste without delay,
’Tis the holy Sabbath day.” [Refrain]

3 Joyous hearts are greeting, each to each today,
While our dear Redeemer willing we obey,
And with voices mingling, here we praise and pray,
On this holy Sabbath day. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day, No. 6: A Book of Gospel Songs #218

Author: C. R. Blackall

Blackall, Christopher Ruby, M.D., born in New York State, 1830, and educated for the medical profession. For 15 years he followed his profession, including service in the army during the civil war. Subsequently he managed, for 14 years, a branch of the Baptist Publication Society, taking at the same time great interest in Sunday School work. He edited the Advanced Bible Lesson Quarterly, for 3 years, and also Our Little Ones. 1. The prize is set before us. Heaven anticipated. This is one of Dr. Blackall's most popular hymns for children. It was written in 1874 for the Sunday School of 2nd Baptist Church, Chicago, Illinois, and set to music by H. R. Palmer. It first appeared in Palmer's Songs of Love for the Bible School, 1874, fro… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Glowing bright and pleasant
Author: C. R. Blackall
Refrain First Line: Ever precious morning, when the Savior rose



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Crowning Day, No. 6: A Book of Gospel Songs #218TextPage Scan
Crowning Theme; Nos. 1 and 2 combined #d29
Garnered Gems of Sunday School Song #128Page Scan
Palmer's Sabbath School Songs: to which is added an extensive collection of standard and well-known Sunday school hymns #17Page Scan
Songs of Gladness for the Sabbath School #27aAudioPage Scan
The Starry Crown of Sunday School Melodies #d25
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