God of my life, my morning song

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1 God of my life, my morning song
To thee I cheerful raise,
Thine acts of love, 'tis good to sing,
And pleasant 'tis to praise.

2 Preserved by thy Almighty arm,
I passed the shades of night,
Serene and safe from every harm,
To see the morning light.

4 O let the same Almighty care
Through all this day attend;
From every danger, every snare,
My heedless steps defend.

Source: The Little Minstrel: a collection of songs and music, with lessons of instruction, mathematically arranged plan of notation #115

Author: Anne Steele

Anne Steele was the daughter of Particular Baptist preacher and timber merchant William Steele. She spent her entire life in Broughton, Hampshire, near the southern coast of England, and devoted much of her time to writing. Some accounts of her life portray her as a lonely, melancholy invalid, but a revival of research in the last decade indicates that she had been more active and social than what was previously thought. She was theologically conversant with Dissenting ministers and "found herself at the centre of a literary circle that included family members from various generations, as well as local literati." She chose a life of singleness to focus on her craft. Before Christmas in 1742, she declined a marriage proposal from contemporar… Go to person page >

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First Line: God of my life, my morning song
Author: Anne Steele
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

AZMON

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…

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[God of my life, my morning song] (Straub)


[God of my life, my morning song] (Suffern)


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