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Our Day So Dear

In the bonds of friendship strong

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [In the bonds of friendship strong]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 In the bonds of friendship strong,
Here again our youthful throng
Come to hail, in tuneful song,
Our day so dear.
Spring in all her beauty rare,
From the field and garden fair,
Bids the rose and lily share
Our day so dear.

Hear them ringing, merry bells of joy and love,
Hear them ringing sweetly from above,
Hear them sighing, playful winds that come and go,
All around us pearly steams like music flow.
Day of pleasure, laughing skies, and golden hours,
Day of pleasure, beauty, song, and flow’rs,
Day of blessing ever new thy smile so dear,
Day of blessing, thou art welcome, welcome here.

2 Thanks to God whose tender care
Watches o’er us every where,
Gives with each returning year
Out day so dear.
While our hearts we lowly bend,
Now in song our voices blend,
Thanks to God, our precious Friend,
This day so dear.

Day when our hearts are the lightest,
Day when our skies are the brightest,
Birds into sunshine are winging,
While from our hearts we are singing, and singing the same glad song.
Still the sweet joy-bells are ringing,
Still to their tones we are clinging,
Praise to the Lord we are bringing,
While of his love we are singing, and singing the same glad song.

Source: Sunday-School Praises: prepared especially for use in the Sunday-School #168

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: In the bonds of friendship strong
Title: Our Day So Dear
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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Sunday-School Praises #168

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