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Holy Sabbath, sacred rest

Holy Sabbath, sacred rest

Author: Roswell F. Cottrell
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Holy Sabbath, sacred rest,
Welcome to each waiting breast;
Cheering hour that points away
To eternity's glad day.

2 Ever since creation's birth,
Thou hast been to cheer our earth;
When the course of time began,
Thou wast made, and made for man.

3 While thou bringest peaceful rest,
Man by thee is doubly blest;
Thou dost tend our thoughts to raise
To our great Creator's praise.

4 Thus drawn nearer to our Lord,
Hearts attuned to sweet accord,
We shall hail the glorious day
When all flesh shall own thy sway.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #241

Author: Roswell F. Cottrell

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 17, 1814, Brookfield, New York. Died: March 22, 1892, Mill Grove, New York. Buried: West Ridgeway Cemetery, Me­di­na, New York. Cottrell was known as a writ­er, po­et and min­i­s­ter. A mem­ber of the Seventh-day Adventists, he served for a time on the ed­it­or­i­al com­mit­tee of The Re­view and Her­ald in Bat­tle Creek, Mi­chi­gan. As of 1857, he was liv­ing in Mill Grove, New York. Go to person page >

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First Line: Holy Sabbath, sacred rest
Author: Roswell F. Cottrell
Copyright: Public Domain


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Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d422

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #241

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