Let us pray for one another, For the day is fading fast

Let us pray for one another, For the day is fading fast

Author: David H. Smith
Tune: DECATUR
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Let us pray for one another,
For the day is fading fast
And the night is growing darker,
While the scourge goes flaming past;
We can see it in the darkness
closing round our narrow way,
And the snares are growing thicker:
For each other let us pray.

2 We are walking down time's vista;
We are very near the end;
Let us pray that God, the Father,
Will his guiding Spirit send.
Now the foe becomes more daring,
Knowing well the latter day;
'Tis the strength of his despairing;
For each other let us pray.

3 Pray in faith, and pray unceasing,
To the god we love and trust,
For our prayers are much availing
If we walk upright and just;
Be not weary of exhorting;
Heed the lesson of each day;
And that we may be unwavering,
For each other let us pray.

4 It is waning on toward midnight;
Soon we'll hear the watchman say,
"See, the Son of God is coming;
Go and meet him on the way!"
That our lamps may then be burning
Bright enough to guide our way,
And that we may share his glory,
For each other let us pray.



Source: The Hymnal #98

Author: David H. Smith

Youngest son of Joseph Smith, Jr., and his first wife, Emma. Active in leadership positions in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (now the Community of Christ). Poet. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Let us pray for one another, For the day is fading fast
Author: David H. Smith
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Hymnal #98

The Saints' Harp #d483

The Saints' Hymnal #d158

The Saints' Hymnal #d198

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